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The rock-hewn amphitheatre, Petra. Thirty-three tiers of seats rise one above the other, and above the seats there are chambers hewn in rock.  The brook of 'Ain Mûsa, bordered with verdure, flows across the arena.

Image ID: 80702

The rock-hewn amphitheatre, Petra. Thirty-three tiers of seats rise one above the other, and above the seats there are c... (1881-1884)

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Image Title

:  The rock-hewn amphitheatre, Petra. Thirty-three tiers of seats rise one above the other, and above the seats there are chambers hewn in rock. The brook of 'Ain Mûsa, bordered with verdure, flows across the arena.

Creator

: Meeder, Philip, d. 1913 -- Wood-engraver

Additional Name(s)

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

Medium

: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 12.5 x 16 cm

Item/Page/Plate

: Vol. II : 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

: 80702

Record ID

: 110791

Digital Item Published

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

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