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The Jordan at Dan--Where Jeroboam set up the Golden Calf
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The Jordan at Dan--Where Jeroboam set up the Golden Calf
Title:
The Jordan at Dan--Where Jeroboam set up the Golden Calf [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Category:
Golden Calf (Bible)
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.5 x 17.7 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Notes:
Photograph is printed in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(II.Samuel, iii:10.)--'To translate the kingdom from the house of Saul, and to set up the throne of David over Israel and over Judah, from Dan even to Beer-sheba.' Dan is the most northern city of Canaan. It was originally called Leshem (Josh. xix:47). The inhabitants were related to the Sidonians. They lived by trade and had no defense. Hence the place was easily conquered by the Danites and named Dan. It is now known as Tell el-Kadi, and is the western and smaller of the two sources of the Jordan. It is four miles from Caesarea Philippi on the road to Tyre. There are many ruins here, all overgrown with rank weeds and poplar trees[.] This was the chief seat of Jeroboam's idolatry, where he set up a golden calf. A little more than a mile southwest of Tell el-Kadi is a ruined mound, called Daphne by Josephus, on which he said stood the idolatrous shrine which Jeroboam erected." See 5465BAI/LVii191CAJS (Voyager # 362876)
The Jordan River lined with rocks and overhung with trees
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5273 LVi191CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries