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Title / Description: Tiberias Turkish TowerCommentary: Tiberias was incorporated into the Ottoman empire during the Ottoman period. (1516-1917) It was at this time that the tower seen in this picture was built by the local Ottoman ruler, Dahir al-Umar, in the eighteenth century.
Provenance: Galilee, Israel
Object Type: image - architecture
The New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land, vol. 4
Author of Commentary: Adam Mendelson
Source: Phinney, D. Nathan Leander Keck slide collection