Tomb of Samuel (Mosque of Samuel)

Known as Tomb of Samuel or Mosque of Samuel this site was identified by a 6th-century Christian author as Samuel's burial place, and it has been traditionally been associated as such by Jews, Christians and Muslims. According to the Bible, however, the prophet is buried at his hometown, Ramah.


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circa 1730 CE

Building is actually a mosque from Mameluke era, c. 1730 CE, was damaged during the battle between British and the Turks 1917 CE, and restored in c. 1912 CE. The mosque with the minaret on the traditional site of prophet Samuel's burial place on the southeast side.

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