Lazarus was a friend of Isa As, who was brought back to life miraculously.
circa 100 CE
Present day entrance to the tomb, leads to the tomb of Lazarus. The original entrance to the tomb was inside a smaller 14th century mosque, later Ottomans built a larger al- uzair Mosque and the entrance was sealed subsequently. Present day entrance to the tomb was between 1566 and 1575 by Franciscan Order on the north side. A staircase leads to antechamber (3.35 m long by 2.20 m wide) where the original entrance can still be seen on the east wall.