Siloam consists of two basins or fountains, the upper one of which is a fissure in the solid rock. A flight of steps leads down on the inside to the water.
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Siloam is now used as a public fountain; but it seems to have been once sacred to the uses of the Temple. The Holy Land by David Roberts
The town of Bethlehem and its surroundings depicted and described in the travelogues of David Roberts and Luigi Mayer in the 19th century.
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Colossal Statues in The Plain of Thebes, during the Inundation of the Nile. Two ancient Egyptian colossal statues standing side by side from the 14th century BC.
Aswan was the ancient Syene; in the Coptic language it signified an opening, derived from the sudden widening of the Nile below the Cataracts.
The Temple of Dendera is an ancient Egyptian temple complex in Dendera, 55 km north of Luxor in Upper Egypt. It is one of the most important temple sites in Egypt and was dedicated to the goddess Hathor.
The Pyramids of Giza. The Great Pyramid of Cheops. Pyramids of the pharaohs Khafre and Mykerinos.
The Hypaethral Temple of Philae by David Roberts. The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, and Nubia.
Abu Simbel (Egypt), Great Rock Temple (built under Ramses II 1290-1224 BC). Exterior view.
Watercolour, 1838/39, by David Roberts (1796-1864). Engraved by Louis Haghe
Jaffa, the ancient Joppa, and now called by the Arabs Yafa, rose into early importance, as the chief harbour of Judaea.