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A halt for the night in the khan of el Bîreh, the ancient Beeroth.  The village owes its ancient and modern names, which signify "cistern," to the abundant supply of water in its neighbourhood. The khan is near to the chief spring.

Image ID: 80394

A halt for the night in the khan of el Bîreh, the ancient Beeroth. The village owes its ancient and modern names, which... (1881-1884)

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Image Title

:  A halt for the night in the khan of el Bîreh, the ancient Beeroth. The village owes its ancient and modern names, which signify "cistern," to the abundant supply of water in its neighbourhood. The khan is near to the chief spring.

Creator

: Woodward, John Douglas, 1846-1924 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Wilson, Charles William, Sir, 1836-1905 -- Author

Medium

: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 18 x 15 cm.

Item/Page/Plate

: Vol. I, p. 216

Source

: Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. / Colonel Wilson, ed.

Source Description

: 2 v. : ill. : 33 cm., pages : 32 x 24 cm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Dorot Jewish Division

Catalog Call Number

: *PWC+ (Wilson, C. W. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. 1881)

Digital ID

: 80394

Record ID

: 110439

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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