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Tell es Sâfy, the supposed site of Gath. An isolated hill of irregular form sixteen miles from the seashore.  A shrine dedicated to El Khudr (St. George) stands on the highest point, six hundred and ninety-three feet above the sea.  The Roman road runs north and south on the eastern side of the Tell.

Image ID: 80669

Tell es Sâfy, the supposed site of Gath. An isolated hill of irregular form sixteen miles from the seashore. A shrine d... (1881-1884)

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:  Tell es Sâfy, the supposed site of Gath. An isolated hill of irregular form sixteen miles from the seashore. A shrine dedicated to El Khudr (St. George) stands on the highest point, six hundred and ninety-three feet above the sea. The Roman road runs north and south on the eastern side of the Tell.

Additional Name(s)

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

Medium

: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 21 x 16.5 cm

Item/Page/Plate

: Vol. II : 161

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

: 80669

Record ID

: 110758

Digital Item Published

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

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