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Ensemble - Nubian Traditional Ensemble

Description: Nubian Ensemble. A) Jirjara robe (Nubian-style young woman's galabeyah) of sheer black machine-made lace with scattered "tendrils" of various sized dots all-over which extend from hem upwards. Full-length, with rounded neckline and slight "V" at front. Full-length sleeves flaring to wrist. B) Under-dress of white cotton embroidered with ancient Egyptian-inspired motifs, including lotus blossoms. Full-length, with rounded neckline with small "V" at front. Neckline edged with green embroidery. Short sleeves edged with similar green embroidery, as are the short slits from the hem upwards. "Bib" at front of upper part of dress with green, yellow, blue, red, and pink embroidery of stylized lotus, scrolls, border lines, etc. Front of skirt with large embroidered motif of lotus(?) growing from bowl, with other blossoms around, in same colors. Back is plain. Unlined. C) Head scarf of very fine black fabric. Triangular in shape, with edging of simulated gold-colored coins. With suite of costume jewelery of gold-colored metal hung with faux coins, consisting of: 1) Necklace. Simple gold chain suspending triangular "net" of gold quaterfoil-shaped links hung with tiers of faux coins. Simple hook fastener. "Cascade" style. 2) Headpiece (?). Formed of two linked triangles of net with 6-lobed openwork links, hung with tiers of faux coins. At center point is large heart-shaped pendant hung with fringe of coins on short beaded strands. 3) Earrings. Pair. Simple hook suspends horizontal bar from which hangs a triangular "cascade" of tiers of faux gold coins hung on a net of quatrefoil-shaped links. 4) Bracelet. Cuff-style openwork wire bracelet with fringe of tiny spherical bells. 5) Bracelet. Cuff-style bracelet of openwork metal hung with a triangular "cascade" of tiers of faux gold coins hung on a net of quatrefoil-shaped links.
Date: 1975/2010
Creator: Nubian Peoples

Ensemble - Nubian Traditional Ensemble

Description: Nubian Ensemble. A) Jirjara robe (Nubian-style young woman's galabeya) of sheer black machine made lace with floral pattern woven into the lace. Full-length, with rounded neckline. Wide rounded, almost boat-neckline edged with row of large, spaced golden discs. A second row of gold discs runs slightly lower across upper chest. Long sleeves with slight cuffs. Dropped waist with wide horizontal pin-tucks. Skirt gathered into sewn band just below bottom pin-tuck. B) Under-dress of blue cotton printed with ancient Egyptian-inspired motifs including lotus and flying birds, done in gold, red, and black. Full-length, with "keyhole" neckline, lower part of keyhole with scalloped edge. Slits at side seams from hem up to mid-calf. Very short sleeves. Garment cut to create very slight "A"-line shape, by cutting in under arms. Unlined. C) Head scarf of very fine black fabric. Triangular in shape, with edging of crochet/knitting of black yarn threaded with small clear crystal/glass cylindrical beads. Outer edge of beaded loop "tassels" of the same beads.
Date: 1970/2010
Creator: Nubian Peoples

[Hathor Relief]

Description: Photograph of a wall relief in the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut of Deir el-Bahri, Egypt. The colored relief of a cow (the god Hathor) is visible in the bottom foreground. Above the relief, a stone figure sits atop the wall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
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[Hatshepsut Pillars]

Description: Photograph of two stone pillars of the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut in Deir el-Bahri, Egypt. The tops of the pillars are visible in the foreground. Female faces are carved into the stone sides of the pillars.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
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[Karnak, Egypt]

Description: Photograph of the Temple of Amun-Re in Karnak, Egypt. A path lined with columns cuts down the center of the image. In front of each column line is a seated stone figure. Other columns and surrounding ruins are visible in the foreground and background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
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[Karnak Temple Complex]

Description: Photograph of the temple complex of Karnak, Egypt. In the foreground, the ruins of a temple are visible. A man in a white robe with a blue umbrella is visible in the foreground amongst the ruins. A mass of excavated bricks is visible behind the temple walls. Palm trees are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
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Library of Alexandria Complex Plaza

Description: The view show the encircling architecture which links the base to the roof. The view is from the south. The surface of the wall is etched with text in various languages and hieroglyphics.
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Date: 1995/2001
Creator: Thorsen, Kjetil Traedal & Dykers, Craig E.
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[Line of Sphinxes]

Description: Photograph of a line of stone sphinxes at the Temple of Amun-Re in Karnak, Egypt. The line leads from foreground to background. The sphinxes are in various levels of deterioration. A large brick wall with a metal gate is visible at the end of the line of sphinxes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
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