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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 343. 1881. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 24, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2694/show/2551.

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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. (1881). Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1 - Page 343. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2694/show/2551

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Title Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 1
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Wilson, Charles William, Sir
Publisher D. Appleton and Company
Date 1881
Description Index: Introduction / by the Very Rev. Dean Stanley -- Jerusalem / by Col. Wilson -- Bethlehem and the north of Judaea / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- The mountains of Judah and Ephraim / by Lieut. Conder -- Samaria and the Plain of Esdraelon / by Miss E. Rogers -- Esdraelon and Nazareth / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- Galilee, Northern Galilee, Caesarea Philippi and the highlands of Galilee, Mount Hermon and its temples / by the Rev. Dr. S. Merrill -- Damascus / by the Rev. Dr. P. Schaff -- Palmyra, The Wady Barada, Ba'albek / by the Rev. S. Jessup.
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Egypt
  • Palestine
  • Sinai Peninsula
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  • books
  • illustrations (layout features)
  • plates (illustrations)
  • maps (documents)
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location DS107 .W73 v. 1
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1703789~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Title Page 343
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Transcript KEDESH NAPHTALI. 343 the brow of the mountain west of Lake Huleh is a long, narrow plain, remarkably fertile, d dotted with fine terebinths, oaks, and groves of olive-trees. This plain is bounded on the est by a rid^e or hill, on the eastern slope of which, and extending some distance into the lain below, the town was situated, which, if we include all the existing ruins, must have been one of oreat extent. From the hill the distant view towards the north and east is fine, although the around is not high enough to enable one to see much of the Huleh Plain or THE SITE OF LAISH, AFTERWARDS CALLED DAN, THE ANCIENT NORTHERN LIMIT OF THE HOLY LAND, lost westernly source of the Jordan. This spot is now known as Tell el Kady (the Hill of the Judge), and here stands a sacred oak hung with votive offerings, over a tomb dedicated to Sheikh Merzuk. ake. At the foot of the hill is the copious fountain which supplied the town, and about it \ a number of stone sarcophagi doing service as watering-troughs. There are other groups sarcophagi at different points, and the ornamentation on them was unusually elaborate. counted as many as four double sarcophagi, and the lids, designed to cover two receptacles ' were, hke the coffins themselves, massive and finely executed (see page 336). Among rums of the country these double coffins are now rare. They may, however, have been