1872 Wood Engraving Ordnance Survey Mount Sinai Desert Egypt Elijah Jebel XGA9


This is an original 1872 black and white wood engraving of an ordnance survey of Mount Sinai, Egypt. Shown in the illustration is Ras Sufsafeh, the Chapel of Elijah, the summit of Jebel Musa, El Bustan, the Convent of St. Katharine, the Hill of the Golden Calf, Jebel Moneyah, Jebel Ghubsheh, Jebel Sona, Jebel Abu Madhi, Jebel Aribeh, Jebel es Salib, Jebel ed Deir, and Ujret el Mehd.


This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. Original mailing center crease. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.75 x 9.75 inches; 20 x 25 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: religion, Christianity, religious art, Mount Horeb, Mount Musa, Gabal Musa, Jabal Musa, Sinai Peninsula, Seil Leja, Wady Shreich, Wady Ed Deir, Wady es Sudud, Wady es Sheikh, Er Rahah, Desert of Sinai, C. W. Wilson, H. S. Palmer, Sir Henry James, Topography