Image of the Kubban fort from a distance. The River Nile and the Temple of Dakka can be seen in the background. 'Kostamneh 1906' and 'T310' are written on the negative. Handwritten note with negative states ''T 310 The fortress of Quibban, Nubia, excavations at Heirakopolis, at Esna + in Nubia'. 'Q Kuban' is written above 'Quibban'. Album print marked 'Q 06 400', 'slide T310 (J2 16)', and 'L.1.0'
Qubban: 'The Fortress at Quibban, Nubia'
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- ReferenceGB 3431 JG/K/4/1/1
- Former ReferenceGB 3431 Q.1GB 3431 L.1.0
- Dates of Creation1906
- Physical Description1 silver gelatine dry plate glass negative (188mm x 125mm)
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Negative is scratched emulsion is silvered and shows signs of light damage. The fading on the left hand side of the image appears to have been caused during exposure.
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Garstang's copyright expires in 2026 (70 years after his death). The copyright of the digital images lie with the University of Liverpool.
Published in Garstang ‘Excavations at Hierakonpolis, at Esna, and in Nubia’ (1906), Annales du service des Antiquités de L’Égypte, Vol.VIII, pl. IX, entitled ‘The fortress of Qubban, Nubia’.