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The convent of St. Catherine Mount Sinai Feb 21st 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

The convent of St. Catherine Mount Sinai Feb 21st 1839 / David Roberts...

Painting drawn at the central area of Wadi El Dier (Biblical Holy Valley), looking southeast and showing the orchard and fortress of Saint Catherine Monastery in the valley in the foreground from right to centr... More

Christian & Mohamedan chapels on the Summit of Sinai Feby 20th 1839

Christian & Mohamedan chapels on the Summit of Sinai Feby 20th 1839

Painting drawn at the summit of Gebel Musa (Biblical Mount Sinai), with mostly imaginative mountain landscape for the distribution and shape of the surrounding summits and showing the church and mosque on the s... More

The convent of St. Catherine Mount Sinai looking towards the plain of the encampment Feby 21st 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

The convent of St. Catherine Mount Sinai looking towards the plain of ...

Painting drawn at the upstream area of Wadi El Dier, looking northwest and showing the mountain slopes of Gebel 'Arribeh, Gebel El Dier (Selib-Baraka) and Gebel Meraja and the mountain mass of Gebel El Sana' to... More

Ascent of the lower range of Sinai February 18th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Ascent of the lower range of Sinai February 18th 1839 / David Roberts,...

Zoom-in painting drawn at the mountain slopes of Gebel Armaziya and Gebel El Sefsafa, looking northwest and showing the northern slopes of Gebel Musa (Biblical Mount Sinai) from right to the centre and the vici... More

Approach to Mount Sinai Wady Barah Feby 17th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Approach to Mount Sinai Wady Barah Feby 17th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A...

Painting drawn at Farsh Abu Sila at the southeastern end of Naqb El Hawa and at the junction with El Raha Plain (Biblical encampment of the Israelites) and Wadi Bougiyeh (Naqb Abu Sila), looking southeast and s... More

Encampment of the Aulad Sa'id Mount Sinai Feby 18th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Encampment of the Aulad Sa'id Mount Sinai Feby 18th 1839 / David Rober...

Painting drawn at Wadi El Sheikh between its junctions with Wadi El Sebaa'iya to the north and Wadi Dier (Biblical Holy Valley) to the south, showing the vicinity of Wadi El Sheikh from right to left and its ju... More

Ascent to the summit of Sinai Feby 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Ascent to the summit of Sinai Feby 20th 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Painting drawn at Siqqat Sydina Musa along the Byzantine monastic and pilgrimage naqb to the summit of Gebel Musa (Biblical Mount Sinai) below the lower stone gate, looking southwest and showing the rock steps ... More

Chapel of the convent of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai Feby 21st 1839 / David Roberts, R.A.

Chapel of the convent of Saint Catherine on Mount Sinai Feby 21st 1839...

Painting drawn at the narthex at the original 6th century CE inner door, looking east and showing the nave of the basilica. (A. Shams, Sinai Peninsula Research, 2018) Saint Catherine Monastery was constructed b... More

The Wadee el-Mukattab, Sinai Frith

The Wadee el-Mukattab, Sinai Frith

Rock formation with Sinaitic inscriptions, also scrub growth, in a region noted for natural caves. Photograph taken from Wadi Muktab central area, looking north and showing Gebel Merzika in the background from ... More

Mount Serbál, from the Wádee Feyrán Frith

Mount Serbál, from the Wádee Feyrán Frith

Photograph shows rocky landscape with a tree in the foreground and mountains in the background. Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) downstream area to the west of the dense palm grove of Feira... More

Sinaitic inscriptions in Wádee el-Mukattab Frith

Sinaitic inscriptions in Wádee el-Mukattab Frith

Rock formation with Sinaitic inscriptions in a region noted for natural caves. Photograph taken from Wadi Muktab central area, looking west (?) and showing part of the rock inscriptions in the central section o... More

A camel train on the desert  - Sinai (?)

A camel train on the desert - Sinai (?)

Egypt (?). Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress).

Ani-Musa - the Well of Moses in the Sinai desert 8 miles south of Sue

Ani-Musa - the Well of Moses in the Sinai desert 8 miles south of Sue

Similar to photograph in Lot 11948 from negative LC-D4271-143. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez to the south of the town of Suez at Uyun Musa (Biblical Twelve Springs of Moses), s... More

Group of Arabs around well - Sinai (?)

Group of Arabs around well - Sinai (?)

May not be Egypt. Caption on lantern slide is: At the well, Siam. Not traditional Bedouin or Egyptian dress. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportati... More

Group of Arabs around well - Sinai (?)

Group of Arabs around well - Sinai (?)

May not be Egypt; looks more like Saudi Arabia, the Gulf states, or Aden. Could also be Sudan. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission ... More

Two Arabs with camels - Sinai (?)

Two Arabs with camels - Sinai (?)

May not be Egypt. Probably a European or American a left and Arab at right in red. Gift; William P. Meeker; 1971. Forms part of: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942. World's Transportation Commission photograph c... More

Greek Orthodox priests from St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai

Greek Orthodox priests from St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Sinai. Photograph taken from in front of the 6th century CE basilica, loo... More

Sinai

Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Wadi Hibran at el-Rudysat area at the junction with Wadi Halyan (Kabrin), looking northeast and showing the twin-summit of Gebel Tarbush, from 8.5km distance. (... More

Sinai. Hill of the Elders

Sinai. Hill of the Elders

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Photograph taken from the northern junction of Fash Elijah (Elias) and Siqqat Sydina Musa the Byzantine monastic and pilgrimage naqb to... More

Sinai
Sinai
Sinai?
Mt. Sinai
Sinai

Sinai

Title from guide card. Photograph taken from the central section of El Qa'a Plain to the north El Tur on Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez, showing the vicinity of Bir Yihia and the palm grove of El Wad... More

Sinai
Bedouins & camels at oasis, Sinai

Bedouins & camels at oasis, Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez to the south of the town of Suez at Uyun Musa (Biblical Twelve Springs of Moses), showing the way station for pilgrims... More

Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains, oasis

Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains, oasis

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Wadi Hibran in the vicinity of A'in Rudysat above the junction with Wadi Malaha, looking northeast and showing the northern slopes of Gebel El Khur from right t... More

Sinai, boy & camel

Sinai, boy & camel

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the southeastern end of EL Raha Plain (Biblical encampment of the Israelites), looking southeast and showing Wadi Sharig and the pointed summit of Ras El Sefsaf... More

Sinai
Sinai

Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez, showing the buildings of Al Hagig Quarantine for Mecca pilgrims at El Krum area close to Bir Murad to the south of El... More

Sinai. Ras Safsaf (Mt. Sinai), near view from Wady er-Raha. American Colony, Jerusalem

Sinai. Ras Safsaf (Mt. Sinai), near view from Wady er-Raha. American C...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Photograph taken from the southeastern end of EL Raha Plain (Biblical encampment of the Israelites), looking southeast and showing the ... More

Sinai
Greek Orthodox priest at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai

Greek Orthodox priest at St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Sinai. Photograph taken from in front of the 6th century CE basilica, loo... More

In the Sinai

In the Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative: Pan. [i.e., panorama] Sect. I. Guide card: Sinai. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Looking down pilgrim's steps, Mt. Sinai

Looking down pilgrim's steps, Mt. Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Siqqat Sydina Musa along the Byzantine monastic and pilgrimage naqb to the summit of Mount Sinai (Biblical Sinai) between the lower (St. Stephen) and upper ston... More

Sinai. Ancient method of entering the monastery Monastery of St. Catherine

Sinai. Ancient method of entering the monastery Monastery of St. Cathe...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Identified as Monastery of St. Catherine based on captions for negatives with neighboring numbers. Similar image in LOT 13847, p. 95, n... More

Sinai. Greek monks at the modern entrance Monastery of St. Catherine American Colony, Jerusalem

Sinai. Greek monks at the modern entrance Monastery of St. Catherine A...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Caption on negative: 4 Greek Orth. [i.e., Orthodox] monks, St. Cath[erine], Mt. Sinai. Photograph taken from in front of northwestern g... More

In the Sinai

In the Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Sinai. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Sinai

Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Sinai's western coast on the Gulf of Suez at one of the coastal or inland plains(?), possibly El Raha Plain (Ahtha) the north most coastal plain or El Hbeg Plai... More

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Sinai. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Sinai

Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Wadi El Sheikh above the junction with Wadi El Dier (Biblical Holy Valley) and the hill of Nabi Harun (both are visible in centre-right) and Wadi Sharig, lookin... More

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative: 3067. Guide card: Sinai. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Camel caravan in Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

Camel caravan in Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. On negative: 3053. Guide card: Sinai. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Sinai. Monastery of St. Catherine. American Colony, Jerusalem

Sinai. Monastery of St. Catherine. American Colony, Jerusalem

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Caption on negative sleeve: St. Cath[erine] Convent and valley. Mt. Sinai. On negative: 1021. Similar image in LOT 13847, p. 93, no. 46... More

Sinai. Jebel Tahuneh in Wady Feiran

Sinai. Jebel Tahuneh in Wady Feiran

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at the junction with Wadi A'liyat and to the north of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking north... More

Mt. Sinai

Mt. Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from the summit of Mount Sinai (Biblical Sinai or Gebel Musa), looking southeast during the sunrise and showing the western wall of the church on the summit to the l... More

Sinai, the ascent to Jebel Mousa

Sinai, the ascent to Jebel Mousa

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Photograph taken from Siqqat Sydina Musa along the Byzantine monastic and pilgrimage ... More

Sinai
Sinai
Sinai

Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Sinai. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Camels at oasis, Sinai

Camels at oasis, Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Photograph taken from the central section of El Qa'a Plain to the north El Tur on Sin... More

Well at St. Cath. i.e., Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai

Well at St. Cath. i.e., Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Sinai. Photograph taken from the western end of the southern alley of the... More

Convent of St. Cath. i.e., Monastery of St. Catherine

Convent of St. Cath. i.e., Monastery of St. Catherine

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Guide card: Sinai. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

2 men on camels, Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

2 men on camels, Sinai Mts. i.e., mountains

Photograph taken from Wadi Feiran (Biblical Rephidim) at the junction with Wadi A'liyat and to the north of Tell El Mahrad, where the palm grove becomes sparse at the eastern edge of Feiran Oasis, looking north... More

Sinai
Sinai. Oasis in Wady Hebran. American Colony, Jerusalem

Sinai. Oasis in Wady Hebran. American Colony, Jerusalem

Title from: Catalogue of photographs made by the American Colony ... 1914. Photograph taken from the central section of Wadi Hibran in the vicinity of A'in Rudysat and close to the junction with Wadi Malaha, sh... More

Looking down from Sinai

Looking down from Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service. Photograph taken half way up from Naqb Sho'ieb to the northeast of Ras El Sefsafa (Mo... More

Turquoise mine at Sinai

Turquoise mine at Sinai

Title from negative sleeve. Photograph taken from Wadi El Maghara in the vicinity of its junction with Wadi Qenaia, showing an ancient Egyptian Turquoise mine. (Source: A. Shams, Sinai Peninsula Research, 2018)... More

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