Saint Peter's Church in Gallicantu

The Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu is a Roman Catholic church located on the eastern slope of Mount Zion, just outside the Old (walled) City of Jerusalem. The location is believed to be the site of Caiaphas' house, where according to Bible, Isa As (Jesus) was brought after being arrested.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 1931 CE The modern building of Saint Peter's Church in Gallicantu on Mount Zion. Bible Walks
c. 1931 CE The alter
c. 500 CE One of Byzantine mozaics at the church entrance, depicting Gaya (the earth goddess) surrounded by various (8) birds. Damaged by 8th century CE Iconociasts, the mozaic was rediscovered in 1992 and restored by Israel Antiquities Authority.
Latest Update: March 30, 2017 · Edit History