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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 23

42. Carl Peters, “The Discovery of Ophir,” Harper’s Monthly Magazine (December 1900): 115-24.

Account of the search on the Zambezi River for the legendary city of Ophir, said in the Bible to be the source of King Solomon’s gold. The article is illustrated with two drawings, two photographs, and a map. The map was published in France in 1705 and proved to be the key to discovering the site.