A Graffito of a Nineteenth Century Armed Ship from Akko, Israel

By Yaacov Kahanov, Vardit Shotten-Hallel and Deborah Cvikel, published November 2008


This article considers the provenance of a carved stone found in the Hammam, part of a group of historic public buildings that have undergone continual restoration/repairs since construction in Ottoman times. The stone is damaged, though the remaining section of carving shows a sailing ship. The carving is analysed in detail, and the identity of the type, age and ownership of ship is assessed.

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Art & Music | Miscellaneous

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