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Wilson, Charles William, Sir. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2 - Page 258. 1883. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 27, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/543/show/315.

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Title Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt, Vol. 2
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Wilson, Charles William, Sir
Publisher D. Appleton and Company
Date 1883
Description Index: Phoenicia and Lebanon / by the Rev. H. W. Jessup -- The Phoenician plain / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- Acre, the key of Palestine, Mount Carmel and the river Kishon, Maritime cities and plains of Palestine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Lydda and Ramleh, Philistia / By Lt. Col. Warren -- The south country of Judaea / by the Rev. Canon Tristram -- The southern borderland and Dead Sea / by Professor Palmer -- Mount Hor and the cliffs of Edom, The convent of St. Catherine / by Miss M. E. Rogers -- Sinai / by the Rev. C. P. Clarke -- The land of Goshen, Cairo, Memphis, Thebes, Edfu and Philae / by S. Lane-Poole.
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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Original Item Location DS107 .W73 v.2
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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Transcript 258 PICTVRESQl 'E l\ ILESTINE. The Arabs place the passage of the Red Sea not only at 'Ayun Musa, but also at Hammam Far'un Here the unquiet spirit of the arrogant Pharaoh is still supposed to haunt the. and keep alive the boiling sulphurous spring which started into being with his last drowning er: and so the sea at this point is called Birket Far'un (" Pharaoh's Pal. Cnat faith is placed by the Arabs in the virtues of the springs at the foot of the cliffs; they believe them t<» '»«• infallible in cases of rheumatism. Professor Palmer tried them. He 1) ert of the Exodus," page 239): " A few hours' walk (down Wady Useit) brought us ai to ih' seashore, where we rejoined Captain Palmer, who had left us at Mukatteb, and while nil SPRINGS in WADY GHARANDEL, Probably the "Elim " of the Bible. we WO : .11 Sarabll el Khadim had been occupied in surveying other part-. He had returned fn.m Jebel Bisher, at th.- Im.,- 0f the mountains of the Tih. and u.i :1l,rtl ''> Hammam far'un, or ' Pharaoh's Bath.' After the fatigues of the day a bath in a natural hoi acceptable, and we made straight for the spot. A large bluff <>> »W« 165) "comes down aim..st into thr sea, and at the base of this from snul1 ,: "i the stone trickles .1 stream of nearly boiling hot water, which alto buw '4- at intervals from the sand. Ihe bearh is covered with a white incrustation, and is md upon it with naked feet, while a thick SulphUTOUfi exhales from the Band, making the whole immediate neighbourhood of tin; spring- -mell