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Tombs of the Mamelukes--In the region where the children of Israel spent so many years in Egypt
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02821cgm a2200325 u 4500
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357599
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20160509165200.0
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111208e1894 mounnn i|eng u
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__|a  (CAJSImage)[system control number to record digital location]
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__|a  5136BAI/LVi54CAJS
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1_|a  Bain, Robert E. M. |4  Photographer
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00|a  Tombs of the Mamelukes--In the region where the children of Israel spent so many years in Egypt |h  [Graphic]
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1_|a  Earthly Footsteps of The Man of Galilee Being Three Hundred and Eighty-Four Original Photographic Views and Descriptions of the Places Connected with the Earthly Life of Our Lord and His Apostles Traced with Note Book and Camera showing where Christ was born, brought up, baptized, tempted, transfigured and crucified, together with the scenes of his prayers, tears, miracles and sermons, and also places made sacred by the labors of his apostles, from Jerusalem to Rome by Bishop John H. Vincent, D.D., LL.D., Rev. James W. Lee, D.D., and R.E.M. Bain. London: A.M. Gardner & Co., Limited.
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__|a  St. Louis, |c  1894.
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__|a  1 photograph : |b  b&w ; |c  20.3 x 22.8 cm ( 8 x 9 in).
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__|a  Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Numbers, xv.)-- Beyond the citadel in Cairo there are a number of beautiful tombs extending along the eastern side of the city, known as the tombs of the Mamelukes. The ruins of these tombs bear traces of great artistic merit, some of the minarets being exceedingly beautiful. From the galleries in the minarets the muezzins summon the faithful to prayer five times a day. The muezzin in a kind of sing-song tone utters the following: 'Allah is great! I testify that there is no other god but Allah! And Mohammed is the prophet of Allah! Come to prayer! Come to worship! Allah is great! There is no god but Allah!' These tombs are now falling to decay as all things belonging to the civilization of Egypt are falling to decay. This ancient land of the Pharaohs and the children of Israel, by the strange mutations of history is now under the dominance and influence of a Christian nation." See 5328BAi/LVii54CAJS (Voyager # 361555).
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__|a  Tombs on raised platforms; one set of four tombs is covered by a roofed area with carved stone columns
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__|a  1
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__|a  None
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__|a  Good
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__|a  Photograph not catalogued by Lazard--catalogued at CAJS
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__|a  [scanning note]
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_4|a  Tombs of the Mamelukes
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_0|a  Egypt
_0|a  Cairo (Egypt)
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2_|a  A.M. Gardner & Co., Ltd. |4  Publisher
2_|a  Holy Land Image Collection
2_|a  Lenkin Photo Image Collection
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0_|t  CAJS Image Collection |g  LVi |l  BAI |m  5136 |n  LVi54CAJS
0_|t  The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries

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Category: Tombs Of The Mamelukes
Year: 1894
Creator: Bain, Robert E. M
Physical description: photograph
Title: Tombs of the Mamelukes--In the region where the children of Israel spent so many years in Egypt