The general view of Petra strikes every traveller with admiration. El Deir stands a thousand feet above the level of the City.
The Costumes, Musical Instruments and Symbolic Objects of the Dervishes. The religious doctrines, monastic organisation, and ecstatic powers of the dervish orders.
Temple of Solomon, or rather the Mosque (Al-Aqsa) so called from its occupying the site of the ancient temple at Jerusalem in the eastern part of the city.
The edifice in front is of larger dimensions, and has four entrances, adorned by pilasters and ornaments in the florid style.
Near the mouth of the chasm El Sik (Bab as-Sīq, Gateway to the Siq), an Arch, at a considerable height, connects the rocks on either side.
This view partially gives the profile of Al-Khazneh. The general architecture is Greek, but mingled with the luxurious fancy and exuberant decoration of Asia
Ancient rock-cut watch-tower overlooking the valleys of El Ghor and Akabah. February 5th, 1839.
The Al-Khazneh is a mausoleum carved out of the rock by the Nabataeans in the ancient city of Petra
At the base of the Mount of Olives is a small enclosure surrounded by a whitewashed wall. It is the reputed Garden of Gethsemane.
Besides domestic articles, and articles of attire, the Phoenicians also manufactured all kinds of knick-knacks and trinkets.