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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.

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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.

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Names
Wilson, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905) (Author)
Meeder, Philip (d. 1913) (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881 - 1884
Place Term: New York
Publisher: D. Appleton
Library locations
Dorot Jewish Division
Shelf locator: *PWC+ (Wilson, C. W. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. 1881)
Topics
Ampitheaters -- Petra (Extinct city)
Petra (Extinct city)
Genres
Wood engravings
Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Colonel Wilson, ed.
Physical Description
Extent: 12.5 x 16 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG794840631-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10607452
UUID: 54ceb460-c5f3-012f-7b8f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1881: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "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." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881 - 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f7a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. "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." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f7a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Dorot Jewish Division, The New York Public Library. (1881 - 1884). 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. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-5f7a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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.