Maqam Sheikh Ahmad el-Dajani (Jerusalem)

Sheikh Ahmad el-Dajani (1459–1561) was the head of the Sufis in Jerusalem and a recognized religious leader. Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent appointed him the keeper of the David's tomb on the Mount Zion.

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circa 1560 CE

Recently renovated Maqam-i Sheikh el-Dajani, some of the building material can be seen in the lower left corner as well.

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