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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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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.
Names
Meeder, Philip (d. 1913) (Wood-engraver)
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
Ampitheaters -- Petra (Extinct city)
Petra (Extinct city)
Genres
Prints
Illustrations
Wood engravings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: edited by Colonel Wilson ; assisted by the most eminent Palestine explorers, etc. ; with numerous engravings on steel and wood from original drawings by Harry Fenn and J. D. Woodward.
Physical Description
Extent: 12.5 x 16 cm
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG794840631-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10607452
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54ceb460-c5f3-012f-7b8f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1881: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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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 August 17, 2017. 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.