National Geographic : 1922 Apr
MODERN LIFE IN THE CRADLE OF CIVILIZATION Photograph by .nric Least burke JONAH'S TOMB UPON THE SITE OF ANCIENT NINEVEH Because the Mohammedans consider this mound a holy place, no excavations have been permitted. Some explorers, however, have obtained a few relics by digging in the cellar rooms. It is interesting to observe how many Christian notables, such as Daniel, Ezekiel and Abraham, are also revered by the Mohammedans. There is a mosque to Jesus, son of Mary, in Damascus to this day.