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Heritage-of- Japan
Heritage-of- Japan • 2 years ago

Remnants of the Tomb of Pharaoh's daughter, a First Temple period tomb. A.k.a the Monolith of Silwan, -- a cuboid rock-cut tomb located in Silwan, Jerusalem dating from the period of the Kingdom of Judah; the latter name refers to a recent tradition that the tomb was built by Solomon for his Egyptian wife. The structure, a typical Israelite rock-cut tomb, was previously capped by a pyramid structure; the cap was cut into pieces and removed for quarry

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