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Sand-storm in the desert. The dreaded khamseen (wind and sand storm) very frequently overtakes the traveller in the region between 'Ayún Músa and Wâdy Amârah.  Dean Stanley, Neibhur, Miss Martineau all encountered it here.

Image ID: 80726

Sand-storm in the desert. The dreaded khamseen (wind and sand storm) very frequently overtakes the traveller in the regi... (1881-1884)

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Image Title

:  Sand-storm in the desert. The dreaded khamseen (wind and sand storm) very frequently overtakes the traveller in the region between 'Ayún Músa and Wâdy Amârah. Dean Stanley, Neibhur, Miss Martineau all encountered it here.

Creator

: Fenn, Harry, 1838-1911 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

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

Medium

: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 8.5 x 16.5 cm

Item/Page/Plate

: Vol. II : 253

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

: 80726

Record ID

: 110816

Digital Item Published

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

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