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Luxor: Colossus at the Temple of Karnak (1799)

Colossus at Temple of Karnak (Desc. de l'Egypte 1809) .

This drawing of a fragmentary colossal statue was made by Andre Duterte in 1799, when the French Expedition visited Thebes and recorded the Temple of Karnak at Luxor. The human figure in the lower left provides scale. Relief sculptures are also visible on the temple walls behind the statue.


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