Courtesy of a private collector | Licence: All Rights Reserved
Courtesy of a private collector | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Derr, the Capital of Nubia

Date

January 1845

Artist

Collection

Acknowledgements

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From the Collection

Inscription

Recto: "Derr. The capital of Nubia Jan 1840[sic.]" / Verso: "Derr. The capital of Nubia Jan 1845"

Image Licence

Image Credit

Courtesy of a private collector

From the Watercolour World

Location

Lake Nasser, Egypt

Country

Tww Comment

Derr and lower Nubia were submerged in Lake Nasser with the construction of the Aswan Dam. The Temple of Derr was dismantled and relocated further up the Nile.