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On the island of Elephantinê. A large number of potsherds, inscribed with interesting Coptic and Demotic temple records, are constantly picked up on the island by the natives, who drive a profitable trade in these valuable archives.

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On the island of Elephantinê.  A large number of potsherds, inscribed with interesting Coptic and Demotic temple records, are constantly picked up on the island by the natives, who drive a profitable trade in these valuable archives.

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Title
On the island of Elephantinê. A large number of potsherds, inscribed with interesting Coptic and Demotic temple records, are constantly picked up on the island by the natives, who drive a profitable trade in these valuable archives.
Names
Fenn, Harry (1838-1911) (Artist)
Filmer, John (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881 - 1884
Place: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: *PWC+ (Wilson, C. W. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. 1881)
Topics
Palms -- Egypt
Nile River
Elephantine (Egypt)
Sailboats -- Egypt -- Elephantine
Genres
Prints
Illustrations
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 19 x 16 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG794840631-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10607452
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9d4f1c40-c5f3-012f-dce2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1838: Creator Born
  • 1881: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1911: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "On the island of Elephantinê. A large number of potsherds, inscribed with interesting Coptic and Demotic temple records, are constantly picked up on the island by the natives, who drive a profitable trade in these valuable archives." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881 - 1884. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-6056-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "On the island of Elephantinê. A large number of potsherds, inscribed with interesting Coptic and Demotic temple records, are constantly picked up on the island by the natives, who drive a profitable trade in these valuable archives." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-6056-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1881 - 1884). On the island of Elephantinê. A large number of potsherds, inscribed with interesting Coptic and Demotic temple records, are constantly picked up on the island by the natives, who drive a profitable trade in these valuable archives. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-6056-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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On the island of Elephantinê.  A large number of potsherds, inscribed with interesting Coptic and Demotic temple records, are constantly picked up on the island by the natives, who drive a profitable trade in these valuable archives.