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AlbumY(1913-1914)

Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iraq
Browsing photos Y001-Y614

Y_101 - Qasr el Kharana
Maqad 3 over door [Fort - interior, room showing transverse arches supported by triple columns and arched niches with moulding. Carved graffiti on columns and walls. Gertrude Bell's numbering probably refers to the upper storey of the Fort where the rooms were arranged into five baits]
Date: January 1914
Y_102 - Qasr el Kharana
Maqad 4 or 5 [Fort - interior, room showing transverse arches supported by triple columns and arched niches with moulding. Carved graffiti on columns and walls. Gertrude Bell's numbering probably refers to the upper storey of the Fort where the rooms were arranged into five baits]
Date: January 1914
Y_103 - Qasr el Kharana
Interior of gate [Fort - interior of gateway showing transverse arches]
Date: January 1914
Y_104 - Qasr el Kharana
S side of court [Fort - interior courtyard showing walls and doorways with lintels and high relieving arches]
Date: January 1914
Y_105 - Qasr el Kharana
[Fort - exterior view of entrance showing decorative brick zigzag in walls and towers, and loophole windows]
Date: January 1914
Y_106 - Qasr el Kharana
[Fort - exterior wall showing brick zigzag decoration and loophole windows - one showing opening filled with an upright stone against which two bricks are laid diagonally]
Date: January 1914
Y_107 - Qasr el Kharana
E side of court [Fort - interior view of courtyard showing doors with lintels and high relieving arches]
Date: January 1914
Y_108 - Qasr el Kharana
S side of court [Fort - interior view of courtyard showing doorways on upper storey]
Date: January 1914
Y_109 - Qasr el Kharana
W side of court [Fort - interior view of courtyard showing doorways with lintels and high relieving arches]
Date: January 1914
Y_110 - Qasr el Kharana
W side of court [Fort - interior view of courtyard showing doors with lintels and high relieving arches]
Date: January 1914
Y_111 - Qasr el Kharana
Maqad 5 over door [Fort - interior room showing detail of arch springing, engaged triple column and moulding over doorway. Gertrude Bell's numbering probably refers to the upper storey of the Fort where the rooms were arranged into five baits]
Date: January 1914
Y_112 - Qasr el Kharana
Maqad 1 [Fort - interior, wall with four horse-shoe arched windows supported by double columns. Series of rectangular niches above windows. Arch in foreground. Gertrude Bell's numbering probably refers to the upper storey of the Fort where the rooms were arranged into five baits]
Date: January 1914
Y_113 - Qasr el Kharana
Maqad 2 [Fort - interior room showing detail of squinch and door set in arched niche. Gertrude Bell's numbering probably refers to the upper storey of the Fort where the rooms were arranged into five baits]
Date: January 1914
Y_114 - Qasr el Kharana
Maqad 1 [Fort - interior, room showing arch springing, transverse arches supported by triple columns, arched niches and squinch supporting semi-dome. Carved graffiti on columns and walls. Gertrude Bell's numbering probably refers to the upper storey of the Fort where the rooms were arranged into five baits]
Date: January 1914
Y_115 - Qasr el Kharana
Maqad 4 [Fort - interior, room showing arch springing, transverse arches supported by triple columns, arched niches with zigzag moulding and horse-shoe arched window. Carved graffiti on columns and walls. Gertrude Bell's numbering probably refers to the upper storey of the Fort where the rooms were arranged into five baits]
Date: January 1914
Y_116 - Qasr el Kharana
Maqad 2 Inscrip. [Fort - interior, detail of arched niche and door. Carved inscription nearby. Gertrude Bell's numbering probably refers to the upper storey of the Fort where the rooms were arranged into five baits]
Date: January 1914
Y_117 - Qasr el Kharana
Maqad 1 [Fort - interior showing arched niche in wall, carved graffiti and stucco decoration of circular plaques with leaf motives. Gertrude Bell's numbering probably refers to the upper storey of the Fort where the rooms were arranged into five baits]
Date: January 1914
Y_118 - Qasr el Kharana
Room under Maqad 2 [Fort - interior room showing arch springing and carved graffiti on walls. Gertrude Bell's numbering probably refers to the upper storey of the Fort where the rooms were arranged into five baits]
Date: January 1914
Y_119 - Qasr el Kharana
Maqad 2 Inscrip. [Fort - interior showing detail of arched niche and door. Carved inscription nearby. Gertrude Bell's numbering probably refers to the upper storey of the Fort where the rooms were arranged into five baits]
Date: January 1914
Y_120 - Qasr el Kharana
Gate [Fort - exterior of gateway showing stucco decoration]
Date: January 1914

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