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Niche in an ancient Christian church, Luxor. Part of the temple of Amenoph III, converted into a church.  Frescoes, of some pretentions to artistic merit, half cover the ancient bas-reliefs ; and the figures of Egyptian gods mingle eccentrically with the aureoles of Christian saints.

Niche in an ancient Christian church, Luxor. Part of the temple of Amenoph III, converted into a church. Frescoes, of some pretentions to artistic merit, half cover the ancient bas-reliefs ; and the figures of Egyptian gods mingle eccentrically with the aureoles of Christian saints.

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1881 - 1883
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Wilson, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905), Author
Dana, William Jay (1839-1913), Wood engraver
Woodward, John Douglas (1846-1924), Artist
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