Tombs in Jerusalem (List of Tombs in Jerusalem)

This page attempts to enlists all the notable and known tombs in Jerusalem

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. Tomb of Absalom (Yad Avshalom) in the Kidron Valley at the foot of Mount of Olives with entrance to the Cave of King Jehoshaphat (Maarat Yehoshafat) visible in the background to the left.
c. Tomb of Benei Hazir beside the Tomb of Zechariah
c. Tomb of Zechariah Ben Jehoiada in Kidron Valley at the foot of Mount of Olives
c. 800 BCE The Garden Tomb, unearthed in 1867 and has subsequently been considered by some Christians to be the site of the burial and resurrection of Jesus
c. 1200 CE Entrance to the Tomb of the Virgin Mary
c. 650 CE The Grave of Shadad ibn 'Aws The grave of Ubadah ibn Samet, companion of Prophet Muhammad in Bab al-Rahmah cemetery, Jerusalem. N/A
c. 650 CE The Grave of Shadad ibn 'Aws The grave of Shadad ibn Aws, companion of Prophet Muhammad in Bab al-Rahmah cemetery, Jerusalem N/A
c. 1450 CE Tomb of Mujir al-Din, a fifteenth century judge of Jerusalem, N/A
c. 1560 CE Recently renovated Mausoleum of Sheikh el-Dajani (head of the Sufis in Jerusalem and a recognized religious leader), near Jerusalem hotel "Leonardo Plaza".
c. 200 CE The cenotaph believed to be the tomb of David in the King David Tomb Complex, on Mount Zion in Jerusalem. The building dates to the 2nd century CE the earliest, and the tradition of David being buried here was created by Byzantine Christians well over a millennium after his supposed death..
c. 1000 BCE Replica of the Tomb of Huldah as seen in Holyland Model of Jerusalem. The Western Huldah Gates in the Southern Temple Mount Wall are visible in the background as well.
c. 100 CE Forecourt and the outer entrance to the Tombs of the Sanhedrin also known as the Tombs of the Judges, opens onto a small courtyard, walled on three sides, located in Sanhedria, Jerusalem.
c. 100 CE The Monolith of Silwan also known as the Tomb of Pharaoh's daughter is a cuboid rock-cut tomb located in Silwan, Jerusalem dating from the period of the Kingdom of Judah. According to ta 9th-century hypothesis that the tomb was built by Solomon for his Egyptian wife.
c. 100 CE The entrance to the Tomb of Nicanor or the Cave of Nicanor is an ancient burial cave located on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem.
c. 1560 CE Recently renovated Maqam-i Sheikh el-Dajani, who was a recognized muslim religious leader (circa. 1459–1561 CE) in Jerusalem and was appointed by Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent as the keeper of the David's tomb on the Mount Zion.
Latest Update: December 06, 2017
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