© Valery Dembitsky \ East Jerusalem \ Nebi Samwil (The Prophet Samuel)
The Tomb of Samuel, (Arabic: نبي صموئيل, translit. Nebi Samwil Hebrew: קבר שמואל, translit. Kever Shmuel;), is the traditional burial site of the biblical Hebrew prophet Samuel, atop a steep hill at an elevation of 908 meters above sea level. It is situated to the north of the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot. On the site is a building containing a mosque built in the 18th century that was formerly a church. The tomb itself is located in an underground chamber where a small synagogue is located.
Photographer: © Valery Dembitsky Date: 21.12.2009 Photo number: 13080 Views: 154k