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Charles Butt Photo Gallery: Jordan 1969 and 1981

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The images in this gallery are from the Charles Butt Collection GB165-0043 which was bequeathed to the Archive in May 2007. The captions are those which Charles Butt wrote on the original 35mm slides. There are 122 images of Jordan in the Charles Butt Collection mainly of Amman, Petra, Jerash and Ajlun.

There are about 10,000 colour slides in the Charles Butt Collection. Please also see the Charles Butt Oman Gallery, Saudi Arabia Gallery and Qatar Gallery

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Amman Roman Theatre from the citadel, 29 Sept 1969 Amman 2-3 Cent AD Roman Theatre seating 6000. Philadelphia Roman City, 29 Sept 1969
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Amman Old 2-3 Cent Philadelphia Roman Theatre, 29 Sept 1969 Amman Columns of Forum outside Roman Theatre, 29 Sept 1969
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Amman Citadel Al Qasr - Ummayid 6-7 Cent AD, 29 Sept 1969 Amman Citadel. Temple of Hercules, 29 Sept 1969
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Amman View of Town from the citadel, 29 Sept 1969 Amman View of Town part from the citadel, 29 Sept 1969
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Amman Tomb of King Abdullah from citadel, 29 Sept 1969 Wadi Musa (Moses), 30 Sept 1969
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Wadi Musa Dark Ridge Hides Petra, 30 Sept 1969 Petra Nabataean Tombs on Wadi Musa Side of the siq, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra Tourists on Wadi Musa Track passing Nabatean tombs, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Nabatean Tomb by entry track, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Obelisk Tomb (Roman Govenor's Conversion) showing local 4 pillar symbol of God, 30 Sept 1969 Petra The tunnel to Right of the Siq entrance, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Entering the Siq, 6 Feb 1981 Petra "Siq" scene, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra "Siq" scence at a widening, 6 Feb 1981 Petra "Siq" scene light & shadow, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra "Siq" at a narrow part, 6 Feb 1981 Petra "Siq" scene, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Last bend in the Siq showing first glimpse of "The Treasury", 30 Sept 1969 Petra Approaching the treasury from the Siq, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra Approaching the treasury from the Siq, 30 Sept 1969 Petra Kha'zneh Faron. Tomb of King Arethus III (c.300BC) Roman Conversion incl facade to temple of Isis - Centre with Cornucopia and Sistrum flanked by Armed Amazons, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra "Al Khaznah Faron" (Treasury) Detail, 6 Feb 1981 Petra View towards the siq from inside Al Khazneh, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra Nabatean tombs NW of treasury, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Nabatean altar place, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Door of Nabatean tomb/temple, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Wadi Musa NW of Treasure from Roman Theatre, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Nabatean tomb/dwelling area, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Nabatean tomb/dwelling - detail, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Wadi Musa with tombs etc, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Royal tombs on Wadi Musa hillside, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Nabatean tomb/dwellings on main track, 30 Sept 1969 Petra More Nabatean tomb/dwellings on main track, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra 3rd Cent AD 3000 seat Roman Theatre, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Urn Tomb. Later Roman Law court (Arches below were cells) AD 447 Christian Church, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra Tombs on North Side Distant, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Urn Tomb vaults opened up, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Urn Tomb & vaults closer, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Inside Urn Tomb, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra Minor Tomb west of Urn Tomb, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Minor Tomb west of Urn Tomb, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra Minor Tomb with Marbled Door, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Detail of 46-7 Doorway, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Palace Tomb in imitation of a Roman Palace, 30 Sept 1969 Petra Corinthian Tomb, 6 Feb 1981
Charles Butt Jordan 51 Charles Butt Jordan 51 Charles Butt Jordan 52 Charles Butt Jordan 52
Petra Corinthian Tomb, 30 Sept 1969 Petra Corinthian Tomb Detail of Top Facade, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Corinthian Tomb - Detail of a door, 30 Sept 1969 Petra Tombs on North of Wadi from Roman Street, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Distant view of North Tombs, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Jebel Um-Al-Biyara (Mother of Cisterns) towering over Roman Ruins Jebel Edomite Stronghold, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra Roman Street Gate & Temple from North Tombs, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Roman Street and shops towards triumphal arch, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra Roman Street Gate & Temple from North Tombs, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Roman Street and shops towards triumphal arch, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra Roman Street & North tombs, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Roman Street etc from Roman Arch, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Roman Triumphal Arch, 30 Sept 1969 Petra Roman Triumphal Arch, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra Roman Triumphal Arch, 6 Feb 1981 Petra Roman Arch & Distant North Tombs, 6 Feb 1981
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Petra 1st Cent AD Roman Temple of Jupiter, 30 Sept 1969 Petra 1st Cent AD Roman Temple of Jupiter, 30 Sept 1969
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Petra Wadi to Back Area, 6 Feb 1981 Jerash Triumphal Arch (1/2 height ?new) AD 129 (For Hadrian), 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Triumphal Arch (Hadrian), 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Triumphal Arch, rear view, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Part of uncompleted new city wall (outer), 4 Feb 1981 Jerash View North to Ruins from Triumphal Arch, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash South Theatre 1st Cent AD 4-5000. 32 seat tiers, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash South Theatre Stage, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash South Gate & Columns of Forum, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash The Forum from south theatre, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash The Forum from below south theatre, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash The Forum from the west, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash The Forum & distant temple of Artemis, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash The Forum & Distant Artemis temple, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash The Forum Ionic Columns (East side), 4 Feb 1981 Jerash The Forum West Side, Ionic Columns, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash The Forum West Side, Ionic Columns, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash The Forum West Side, Ionic Columns (detail), 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Street of Columns (Cardo Maximus) Telephoto from South Theatre, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Cardo Maximus Flanked 260 Corinthian Columns 600 metres, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Cardo Maximus entrance from Forum, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Cardo Maximus (Street of Columns), 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Street of Column[s] view, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Cardo Maximus Corinthian Columns, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Cardo Maximus Corinthian Columns, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Cardo Maximus Mosaic (west side), 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash South Tetrapylon Ruined Piers, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Cardo Maximus North from Tetrapylon, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Cardo Maximus Corinthian Colonnades, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Cardo Maximus steps to cathedral, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Cardo Maximus Nymphaeum, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Cardo Maximus Stones being reassembled, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Cardo Maximus entrance way to temple of Artemis, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash North Gate & Continuing Cardo Maximus, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Ruins East of North Gate (Baths), 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Wrecked Gun Near Ruins, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Ruins to East & Modern Town, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash East Street Columns & Mosque, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash South Tetrypylon & West Street, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash West Street Columns, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Cathedral Ruins, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Cathedral Fountain Court, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Fountain Court & St Theodore's Church, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash St Theodore's Church, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Temple of Artemis, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Temple of Artemis - Columns, 4 Feb 1981
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Jerash Artemis Temple - 2 column tops, 4 Feb 1981 Jerash Artemis Temple Column Top- Detail, 4 Feb 1981
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Ajlun Fort, 4 Feb 1981 Ajlun Fort - Ruins, 4 Feb 1981
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Ajlun Fort above rock cut moat, 4 Feb 1981 Ajlun Fort on Hilltop & Rock Moat, 4 Feb 1981
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Ajlun Fort - Interior, 4 Feb 1981 Ajlun Part of view from top, 4 Feb 1981

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