Travel to Jerusalem: Walls, Gates, and Streets: Photo 4
Water has usually been in critically short supply in the city. Here, at the foot of the southern wall, a clay-pipe conduit carried water in the Turkish period from springs south of Bethlehem. Almost as soon as General Allenby took Jerusalem, the British scrapped the hopelessly inadequate old conduits and replaced them with steel pipe.
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