Photographs

M_014

Album M 1909 - Iraq, Turkey

Date taken: May 1909
Photographer: Gertrude Bell
Location: Mar Behnam - Iraq
Modern location:
Size: 12/9.7
Condition: Good
Subject date: 12-14th C
Description: Behnam, SW outer door [Monastery of Mfr Behnfm (Moslem - Deir el Khidr) carved decorated lintel showing a pair of birds on either side of a cross, over the lintel, two carved snakes tail to tail, in the corner, lions with tails ending in the head of a snake, a band of entrelac, and round it, a band of Syriac inscriptions surrounding the door]

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