National Geographic : 1931 Oct
MAKING CAMP AMONG THE FUNERARY TOWERS OF ANCIENT PALMYRA Scattered on the hillsides, in the city, and in the plain, these structures are now mostly in ruins. In thewalls oftheir storied chambers, inloculi, or niches, the Palmyrenes sealed up the embalmed bodies of their wealthy and renowned dead. The Expedition'scamp ismore than amile from the ruins of the city's Great Temple and Colonnades (see, also, illustrations, pages 396 and 398). In the right center risesthe mast used for the portable radio set.