Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips

Timna Cemetery

Wendell philips brushing dust from a figure's face.Long-buried objects were unearthed in the cemetery at Timna. Wendell Phillips observed that these alabaster objects were “standing exactly as they were before excavation in the antechamber to a tomb at the Timna cemetery. A few minutes before this picture was taken these unsuspected objects were completely covered by the debris of two thousand years.”

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