Philadelphia: The University Museum, 1910. First edition. Hardcover. Small folio (12 x 9 1/2"). xv, 56pp (Text), 43 leaves (Plates). Original half burgundy cloth over printed paper covered boards, with gold lettering to spine, and dark blue lettering to front cover.
This volume is the second of a series which recorded the results of explorations in Egypt planned and financed by Mr. Eckley B. Coxe, Junior, of Philadelphia. By an agreement made with the University of Pennsylvania in 1907, the expedition was to be conducted for five years on behalf of the University, and the antiquities obtained would be presented to the University Museum.
Illustrated with no less than 39 leaves of plates, this volume is a seminal archaeological survey of early Christian churches in lower Nubia.
Ex-library copy, with stickers at tail of spine and upper left corner of front cover, and bookplate on inside of front cover. Library stamps at top and bottom edges. Binding slightly rubbed and age-toned along edges. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #45303