Handwritten notes accompanying related print in photo file 12 reads, "Samaria."
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.12: Photo File 12, "Syrian Inscriptions:" Image No. 68 (Negative Number: 3605). Samaria, palace or museum. Upper facade with painted cornice and panel."
Glass Negatives, numbered from 1 to 3850, are housed in document boxes, and stored on shelves."
FSA A.6 04.GN.3605
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
As early as 1893, Ernst Herzfeld, Moritz Sobernheim, and Max Freiherr von Oppenheim participated in Max Van Berchem's project to create a Corpus Inscriptionum Arabicarum. During the following 25 years, research materials such as glass negatives, photographic prints, drawings, maps, and notebooks were circulating among the four archaeologists. In the case of this glass negative, it may have been taken by Moritz Sobernheim on a visit to Damascus between 1899 and 1905.
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