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Khan al-Umdan (Acre)

Techniquewatercolors on paper
Size71x55 cm
Year 1983
خان العمدان عكا

Khan al-Umdan

from the Historical Sites of Palestine series

Khan al-Umdan (Arabic: خان العمدان‎: “Caravanserai of the Pillars” or “Inn of the Columns”, also known as Khán-i-‘Avámid) is the largest and best preserved khan in Israel.[1][2] Located in the Old City of Acre, it is one of the prominent projects constructed during the rule of Ahmed Jezzar Pasha in Galilee, under the Ottoman era.


source: Wikipedia