Album P 1911 - Egypt, Syria, Iraq

Date taken: January 1911
Photographer: Gertrude Bell
Location: Damascus - Syria
Modern location: Dimashq (Damascus, Esh Sham, Damas)
Size: 10.7/16.2
Condition: Good
Subject date: Mosque 8th C, Minaret 13th C - rebuilt following fire
Description: Medinet Isa [Great Mosque (Umayyad Mosque), constructed by Caliph al-Walid. Exterior wall and Medinet Isa - 'Minaret of Jesus' at SE corner of mosque. Man in foreground]

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