Thirty Years Work in the Holy Land – Palestine Exploration Fund

The Palestine Exploration Fund carried out remarkable work mapping and excavating the land of Israel in the 19th Century. This book is provides a summary of their work between 1865 and 1895, which is documented more fully in the Palestine Exploration Fund Quarterly Statements – see here for table of contents. This title is in the public domain.

Palestine Exploration Fund, Thirty Years’ Work in the Holy Land: A Record and a Summary 1865-1895, new & Revised edn. London: A.P. Watt & Son, 1895. Hbk. pp.256. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface to the New and Revised Edition
  • Preface
  1. The Foundation of the Society
  2. The Chronicle of the Society
  3. The First Expedition
  4. The Excavations at Jerusalem
  5. The Desert of the Exodus
  6. The Survey of Western Palestine
  7. The Archaeological Expedition
  8. The Survey of Eastern Palestine
  9. The Geological Survey
  10. Smaller Expeditions
  11. The Monuments of the Country
  12. Obituary
  13. The Work of the Future
  • Appendices
    1. Chronological Summary of the Fund’s Work
    2. Captain Conder’s Identifications

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