Study of 'Semneh from West'
English School, 19th century
Dimensions: 16.2 x 27.2 cm
Titled 'Semneh from West' and dated '5 Jany 1862', bottom left-hand corner.
Study from the sketchbook, 'Sketches in the East', of 'J.D.T', an as yet unidentified English watercolour artist. The remains of the 18th Dynasty temple of Semneh in a rock strewn setting. The temple was rebuilt in stone by Thutmose II on the site of Sesostris III's original temple within his fortress.