Man drinking from Ain Attah aqueduct, Solomon's Pools, c.1934-1939

Item

Title
Man drinking from Ain Attah aqueduct, Solomon's Pools, c.1934-1939
Description
This is a digital reproduction of an image held in the Library of Congress. This image depicts a man drinking from the Ain Attah aqueduct which runs into Soloman's Pools. Soloman's Pools are three large water reservoirs located outside of Bethlehem on the road to Hebron, which date back to the 2nd century BC. They were part of a complex ancient water system that comprised acqueducts and springs. Tubes made of clay such as the one in the photo ran along the Artas Road. This photo was taken by the American Colony Photo Department in Jerusalem.
Identifier
pb_lc_spo_7256192
Subject
Bethlehem
Palestine
Palestinian Diaspora
Soloman's Pools collection
British Mandate in Bethlehem
Archaeology in Bethlehem
Bethlehem headdress
Artas
American Colony in Jerusalem
Cultural and historic landmarks
References
https://www.loc.gov/item/mpc2004002977/PP/
License
CC BY 4.0
Contributor
American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Dept.
photographer
Type
Digital scan of 1 negative : glass, dry plate ; 5 x 7 in.
Source
Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA, Prints & Photographs Division, reproduction number: LC-DIG-matpc-04062 (digital file from original photo)
Language
English
Spatial Coverage
31.678687/ 35.1689476
Rights
Library of Congress. No known restrictions on publication.
Date (approximate)
c.1934-1939
Temporal Coverage
1934-1939