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An Arab shrine, south-west of Ba'albek. Called Kubbet Dûris, after the neighbouring village of Dûris; it is a modern structure formed of eight ancient granite columns clumsily set up and surmounted by a heavy architrave. An enormous sarcophagus, standing on end, serves as the mihrab, or Muslim prayer niche.

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An Arab shrine, south-west of Ba'albek.  Called Kubbet Dûris, after the neighbouring village of Dûris; it is a modern structure formed of eight ancient granite columns clumsily set up and surmounted by a heavy architrave. An enormous sarcophagus, standing on end, serves as the mihrab, or Muslim prayer niche.

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An Arab shrine, south-west of Ba'albek. Called Kubbet Dûris, after the neighbouring village of Dûris; it is a modern structure formed of eight ancient granite columns clumsily set up and surmounted by a heavy architrave. An enormous sarcophagus, standing on end, serves as the mihrab, or Muslim prayer niche.
Names
Wilson, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905) (Author)
Collection

Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881 - 1884
Place: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: *PWC+ (Wilson, C. W. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. 1881)
Topics
Goatherds -- Middle East
Shrines -- Middle East
Genres
Wood engravings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Colonel Wilson, ed.
Physical Description
Extent: 7.5 x 16.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG794840631-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10607452
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0cf029f0-c5f3-012f-c3f6-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1881: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "An Arab shrine, south-west of Ba'albek. Called Kubbet Dûris, after the neighbouring village of Dûris; it is a modern structure formed of eight ancient granite columns clumsily set up and surmounted by a heavy architrave. An enormous sarcophagus, standing on end, serves as the mihrab, or Muslim prayer niche." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881 - 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f16-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "An Arab shrine, south-west of Ba'albek. Called Kubbet Dûris, after the neighbouring village of Dûris; it is a modern structure formed of eight ancient granite columns clumsily set up and surmounted by a heavy architrave. An enormous sarcophagus, standing on end, serves as the mihrab, or Muslim prayer niche." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f16-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1881 - 1884). An Arab shrine, south-west of Ba'albek. Called Kubbet Dûris, after the neighbouring village of Dûris; it is a modern structure formed of eight ancient granite columns clumsily set up and surmounted by a heavy architrave. An enormous sarcophagus, standing on end, serves as the mihrab, or Muslim prayer niche. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f16-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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An Arab shrine, south-west of Ba'albek.  Called Kubbet Dûris, after the neighbouring village of Dûris; it is a modern structure formed of eight ancient granite columns clumsily set up and surmounted by a heavy architrave. An enormous sarcophagus, standing on end, serves as the mihrab, or Muslim prayer niche.