Greek Orthodox Chapel (Prison of Christ)

On the North-Eastern side of the Church, walking around the northern ambulatory, is a Greek Orthodox chapel also believed to be the Prison of Jesus.

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circa 100 CE

A view of the chapel at the end of the northern walls is seen below. According to tradition, Jesus and the two thieves were housed here before the crucifixion. The small wooden enclosure is believed to cover the handcuffs of Jesus.

circa 100 CE

View of the inner chamber as seen standing in the entrance beside the "handcuff enclosure"

circa 100 CE

Closeup of the "handcuff enclosure"

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