Şanlıurfa / Urfa / anc. Edessa -Antiochia Kallirrhoe - (8 Subjects)
The legendary Pool of Sacred Fish (Balıklıgöl) on the site where, according to tradition, Nimrod threw Abraham into the fire, at Halil-ur-Rahman Mosque in Şanlıurfa.
View of Şanlıurfa.
Castle of Edessa.
Plan of the Castle of Edessa.
The Birecik Castle, upon the river Euphrates.
Shells of crustaceans discovered by Olivier in various places: Lake Mareotis in Egypt (1), Egypt (2), Orontes river (3), outskirts of Beirut (4A, 4B), outskirts of Alexandria (5a, 5b), outskirts of Sanliurfa, modern-day Turkey (8A, 8B), Alexandria (9A,9B), outskirts of Beirut (10A, 10B).
Im. 1: (1 (Α, B, C, D, E): Shrew bones found in the Ibis burials at Saqqara catacombs, Egypt. Im. 2: Bone of rat from same burial. Im. 3 A, B: Butterfly of the Belenois Aurota species, from the coast of Syria. Im. 4 A, B: Butterfly of the Colotis fausta species from the coast of Syria. Im. 5 A, B: Leaden tablet bearing inscription in Greek, from Beirut. Im. 6, 7: Amulets in cylindrical shape made of red jasper (6) and serpentine (7) bought by Olivier in Sanliurfa.