By Kenneth Munson
Out of print.
Decent, basic facet and most sensible photos of airliners and gives easy details approximately eighty equipped among 1946 and the mid 1960s.
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Most of the apsidal portion at the eastern edge has been destroyed, and bears signs of a conflagration. Apparently it was one of the points through which the Mameluke forces penetrated the fortress. The interior of the southern hall is of similar shape and size to the northern hall, except for the entrance, which is located at the northern edge of the western wall rather than in its center. The remains found within the hall, however, indicate that at some point its function was quite different from that of the northern hall.
The walls dividing the installations appear to have been intentionally removed during the final phase of the hall, probably in recreating the single long hall initially intended here. The shape and drain stones of the installations are very similar to laundry facilities known elsewhere in the country. The gate itself is located between the two apsidal halls, its lower portions having been entirely preserved. It includes a threshold built of kurkar slabs at its center, bounded by elaborate Roman and Byzantine period architectural elements used secondarily for reinforcement: to the east, a granite pillar lying horizontally; and to the west, a marble column lying horizontally that served as a step.
The carpet itself is framed by a border consisting of assorted architectural motifs. Each medallion is filled with a representation of a different bird, portrayed with its legs toward the west. All the birds were defaced during the iconoclastic movement, although in many cases it is still possible to identify various body parts, particularly feet and beaks. The defacement has precluded the identification of most of these winged creatures, but it seems that some were song-birds, and others, birds of prey depicted with their wings spread.