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A_055

Album A 1899 - Italy, Turkey, Lebanon, West Bank, Syria, Jordan, Israel

Date taken: December 1899
Photographer: Gertrude Bell
Location: Jerusalem - West Bank / Israel
Modern location: Jerusalem (El Quds esh Sherif, Yerushalayim)
Size: 11.6/9.3
Condition: Good
Subject date: 691
Description: [Dome of the Rock (called Mosque of Omar by Gertrude Bell). (Arabic name Qubbet es-Sakhra). Built by Ommiad Caliph Abd al- Malik. Octagonal structure with golden dome in centre of Temple Mount (Haram esh Sharif -The Noble Sanctuary. Arab name - Qubbat es Sahra) and entrance archways]

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