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Ba'albek or Heliopolis :
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Good, Frank Mason
Ba'albek or Heliopolis : The three chief temples of Ba'albek are the "Great Temple," the "Temple of Jupiter" and the "Circular Temple." In the "Great Temple" are three stones which give a united length of 190 ft. 8 in. (being each about 63 ft. long). Some parts have been ascribed to an age before Joshua's time. [Graphic]
Object Details:
1 photograph : albumen ; 20.2 x 15 cm ( 8 x 6 in).
Title and information are printed on the matte; both appear handwritten; the series number (610) is printed in white at bottom left of the photograph
Several one-story buildings are in the foreground with a large stone structure in the background; in the background there are also 2 colonnades
Scanning Notes:
Great Temple
Temple Of Jupiter
Circular Temple
Classification ID:
CAJS Image Collection XG GOO 928 XG39
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Geographical Location:
Baalbek (Lebanon)

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Category: Circular Temple
Category: Great Temple
Category: Temple Of Jupiter
Year: 1866
Creator: Good, Frank Mason
Physical description: photograph
Title: Ba'albek or Heliopolis :