on The Temple of Dendur
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Ilan Kogan energizes his longtime love for heavy metal music in paintings of album covers from his favorite bands.
AS SEEN IN THE EPISODE
The Temple of Dendur (Roman, reign of Augustus Caesar, completed by 10 B.C.); From Egypt, Nubia, Dendur, West bank of the Nile River, 50 miles South of Aswan; Aeolian sandstone; Temple proper: H. 6.40 m (21 ft.); W. 6.40 m (21 ft.); L. 12.50 m (41 ft.); Gate: H. 8.08 m (26.5 ft.); W. × 3.66 m (12 ft.); D. 3.35 m (11 ft.); Given to the United States by Egypt in 1965, awarded to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1967, and installed in The Sackler Wing in 1978.