Maqam Nabi Dhul Kifl

Revered by the locals as the burial place of prophet Dhul Kifl

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. The low rectangular door, partially visible here through the tall grass, allows entry into the structure (8.85 x 10.05 x 3.15 m) with two domes. The building itself is divided into two adjacent vaulted chambers, or iwans, separated by two arches and each chamber is crowned by a dome.
c. Interior, the mehrab looking towards the southern wall. A. Peterson mentioned pieces of a broken cenotaph in circa 2000 CE, but they no longer exist. The Arabic and Hebrew graffiti can be seen on the walls. Interior is divided
c. Remains of a staircase along the north-western wall.
c. An aerial photograph of the area, showing the main structure, the smaller courtyard to the north and a larger courtyard to the north-west. In the upper left corner remains of other man made structures can be seen as well.
Latest Update: August 18, 2016