Catalogue of oil paintings and water colors by the late J. Rollin Tilton ... of Rome: on exhibition and sale from January 23 to February 2, 1889, in Williams and Everett's gallery ...

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1889 - 28 pages
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Page 5 - The Valley of the Nile in the latter is at its greenest, and yet it is a very different greenery from that of the Valley of the Tiber.
Page 6 - Nile, in about lat. 26░ п., and was formerly the capital of Southern or Upper Egypt. Its ruins, the most extensive in that country, comprise nine townships, the most remarkable of which are Medinat Habu, Gournah, Karnak, and Luxor. Its local and eponymous god was Amen-Ra, or Jupiter Ammon; and its foundation traditionally dated from the time of MenÚs, the founder of the monarchy, although no remains of so eariy a date have been discovered on the site.

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