Absalom's Tomb, JerusalemArtist(s)Francis FrithArtist NationalityBritish (modern)Object Creation Date1857Medium & Supportalbumen print on paperDimensions
17 1/8 in x 12 5/8 in (43.5 cm x 32.1 cm);18 in x 14 in (45.72 cm x 35.56 cm);17 1/8 in x 12 5/8 in (43.5 cm x 32.1 cm);8 1/4 in x 6 1/8 in (20.9 cm x 15.5 cm)Credit LineGift of Frederick P. and Amy McCombs CurrierSubject matter
Photograph of Absalom's Tomb, a rock-cut building with a conical roof in the Kidron Valley in Jerusalem. The oblique angle of the photograph, which hides the lower half of the building behind a rocky hill, emphasizes that the structure is carved into the slope of the Mount of Olives where the scene is located.Physical Description
Conical-shaped building situated between two hills in a rocky, mostly barren landscape. Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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architecture (object genre)