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Handicrafts & Artifacts
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Turathuna Bethlehem University (1): entry
The Turathuna section of Bethlehem University has heritage corners besides a collection of publications and documents on...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (2): Library/museum
The Bethlehem University library, Turathuna section
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (3): Silver
Silver jewelry is part of the bridal dowry.
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (4): a hole in the wall
During the Israeli invasion in Spring 2002, the Bethlehem University library was hit by an Israeli shell.
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (5): Silver coins
The head dress was an important element of married women’s dress. It was composed of several layers of material embroidered...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (6): Maleke dress
The women of Bethlehem, as in most Palestinian towns, used to spend most of their free time in embroidery work, partly...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (7): Malwa
Malwa
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (8): Hijab
Hijab
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (9): Coffee
In the traditional Arab house, the coffee pot is continually be seen on the stove fire, as a sign of hospitality. More than...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (10): Basketry
Women made baskets from wheat straw gathered in the harvest season. Straw is used either in its natural state or dyed in...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (11): Basketry
Women made basketry from wheat straw gathered in the harvest season. Straw is used either in its natural state or dyed in...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (12): olive wood
Olive wood carving products are the most important souvenirs from the Bethlehem area. In the Turkish times, the Franciscans...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Turathuna Bethlehem University (13): Mother of pearl
Mother-of-pearl shells used to be brought to Bethlehem from the Red Sea, New Zealand and Australia and manufactured with...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Bethlehem Folklore Museum (1): Bridal dress
Visitors in the Bethlehem Folklore Museum, on a stone's throw from Nativity Square. The women of Bethlehem, as in most...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Bethlehem Folklore Museum (2): Living room
The living room or Diwan of our house is arranged similar to those in Bethlehemite houses. There is an Arab ground seat...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Bethlehem Folklore Museum (3): Brazier
The heating of the house was accomplished by means of two braziers or stoves: the Kanoon is a live-coal brass stove, with or...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Bethlehem Folklore Museum (4): Altar
The altar, with icons, oil lamps and the special niche for cotton mattresses and quilts are typical of the region.
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Bethlehem Folklore Museum (5): trousseau
The trousseau was used for the bride's gifts that she received during the wedding, including clothes.
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Bethlehem Folkore Museum (6): Iron hook
The iron hook Khataffa (up in the photo) consisting of a metal ring with attached hooks is used to pull out the pail when...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       
       
Bethlehem Folklore Museum (7): Kitchen
Pottery (left table) has played a great role in everyday life for thousands of years, especially in the kitchen. The utensils...
 
Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program
29.08.2009
       

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