The Holy Land
Archaeological Guide to Israel, Sinai, and JordanBook - 2009
From Masada to Megiddo to Petra, this comprehensive guide helps readers explore and appreciate the Holy Land's manifold archaeological sites and attractions. Organized geographically, it is divided into chapters on Jerusalem, North Israel, South Israel, Mount Sinai, and Jordan, spotlighting venerable and varied religious sanctuaries, ancient cities, massive cliffside fortresses, and the incomparable stone city of Petra. Authoritative text delves into each region's history, architecture, and archaeological highlights, accompanied by superb photographs of each site, floor plans, details of decorative motifs, statuary, architectural features, and much more. With its portable and durable flexibound format and the wealth of information it contains in a concise format, this book is an indispensable travel companion.
Publisher: Vercelli, Italy : White Star, c2009
Edition: New updated and rev. ed
Branch Call Number: 933 BOU
Characteristics: 227 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 26 cm