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Zion Gate--On Mt. Zion, where David lived
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Zion Gate--On Mt. Zion, where David lived
Title:
Zion Gate--On Mt. Zion, where David lived [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Category:
Zion Gate (Jerusalem)
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 18 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Psalms, xlviii:2)--'Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.' The Zion Gate is called in Arabic, 'The Gate of the Prophet David.' It is on the summit of the ridge of Zion between the Armenian convent and the tomb of David. The Zion Gate opens into several footpaths which lead down to the valley of Hinnom. We pass through this gate to the tomb of David in the possession of the Mohammedans. A little further north, near the wall, is the Armenian church with the house of Caiaphas, and between the two is the place the monks point out as the spot where the cock crowed and where Peter wept after denying his Master. The Armenian church is almost due southwest of Zion Gate." "L2" is printed beneath the text. See 5231BAI/LVi149CAJS (Voyager # 359653)
Zion Gate with a stone wall in front
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVii BAI 5423 LVii149CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries