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Image number
STC255354
Title
Various uses of Nets, from a Rare Record of Frescoes from Thebes, recorded 1819-1822 on his second visit to Egypt by Frederic Cailliaud (1787-1869), colour litho
Artist
Cailliaud, Frederic (1787-1869) (after) / French
Location
Private Collection
Medium
colour litho
Date
1822 (C19th)
Description
from frescoes of El Kab, top shows nets used for fishing with men scaling fish, drying and gutting them , making rope basket nets. Below shows catching water-fowl in nets, plucking, hanging them and then preserving them in jars.
Photo credit
The Stapleton Collection / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
man / men / egyptian / master slave / papyrus plant / lotus flower / slaves / hieroglyphics / lifestyle / labour / male / ibis
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