'Hyp'thal temple at Phyl', c 1849.
© NMeM / Royal Photographic Society / Science & Society Picture Library
Albumen print of 'Hyp'thal temple at Phyl. Fifty years after this photograph was taken the Egyptian Government Erected a 'barrage' across the river to command the distribution of the water in the non inundation parts of the year and now when the river is in flood this temple and the other ruins on the island are all submerged.' Dimensions 15.8 x 20.6cm.