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Notes on the water supply of Jerusalem

MacNeil, John Sir.

Notes on the water supply of Jerusalem

being reports, accompanied by maps and drawings

by MacNeil, John Sir.

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Published by [s.n.] in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water supply -- Jerusalem.

  • Edition Notes

    Prepared for the Syrian Improvement Committee.

    Statementby Sir John MacNeil and Capt. Wilson.
    ContributionsWilson, Charles William, Sir, 1836-1905.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination74p. :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20130903M


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Sion. Surrounded by an irregular polygon of walls, the city is mapped in a style similar to the other maps in the book, drawn by Author: Evelyn Edson. underground water system was the first water supply technology in Jerusalem [3]. Recent excavations carried out by Reich and Shukron during [4] contributed to the discovery of the details of the system‘s structure.

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