Bab al-Rahamh Cemetery

Bab al-Rahamh cemetery (Gate of Mercy Cemetery) is located along the Eastern Wall of the (Temple Mount).

The cemetery was probably initiated in the tenth century CE, although some of the graves in the cemetery are believed to date back as early as the seventh century. This choice of burial grounds probably reflects theological beliefs concerning the last judgment and resurrection connected to the Mount of Olives and the Asihara area (north of Herod's Gate).

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. Bab al-Rahamh Cemetery along the eastern wall of Haram al-Sharif (Temple Mount) in Jerusalem. N/A
c. The Grave of Shadad ibn 'Aws Shadad ibn 'Aws, a companion of Prophet Muhammad, is one of the notable interments of Bab al-Rahmah cemetery. N/A
c. Entrance to the Bab al-Rahamh Cemetery Entrance to the Bab al-Rahamh Cemetery N/A
c. Mount of Olives from Bab al-Rahamh Cemetery View of the Mount of Olives from Bab al-Rahamh Cemetery N/A
Latest Update: July 07, 2015
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