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Mar Saba, Valley of the Kedron.

  • ARTIST: J. Woodward

  • PUBLISHER: Published by D. Appleton & Co. New York.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving,

    DATE: 1881 - 1884.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 9 11/16 x 6 15/16" (24.6 x 17.6 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: J.D. Woodward pixt. E. Brandard, sculpt. From "Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt" by Colonel Charles William Wilson. <br><br> Mar Saba is considered one of the greatest ancient monasteries in the Judaean Desert. Built in the 5th century, it was named after the Saint who established it - Saint Sabas (known as Mar Saba in Arabic). At its peak, the monastery house several hundred monks.


  • CONDITION: Good condition