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Tomb of Absalom, Jerusalem

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Tomb of Absalom, also called Absalom's Pillar, is an ancient monumental rock-cut tomb with a conical roof located in the Kidron Valley in Jerusalem. Although traditionally ascribed to Absalom, the rebellious son of King David of Israel (circa 1000 BCE), recent scholarship has attributed it to the 1st century CE.
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  • Absolutely part of your visit in Mount of Olives,going down after GETHSEMANE IN FRONT OF THE BASSILICA take first road to the right to the dry river valley of KIDRON,UP TO THE FOUR MAIN MONUMENTS tomb...  read more »
  • yad absalon had been for long the tomb of absalon son of king david ...the son who rebelled against his father and for that during centuries anyone who went close to this monument used to throw stones...  read more »
  • This tomb is the resting place for Absalom, the son of the Prophet and King David. It took a while to find (as it is awkwardly placed at the foot of a hillside valley between the outside walls of the ...  read more »
  • The "Tomb of Absalom", is one of the most amazing monumental historic landmark. History comes alive right before your eyes! You can practically imagine David and his rebelious son Absalom's complicated relationship. also there is a pleasant atraction, there. there is a tent with a muscian,playing pleasant music,they serve cold and hot drinks as wel- all free of charge! you should definitely visit "Absaloms tomb"
  • Combined with the nearby tomb of Bnei Hezir, and Zecharia's tomb, the "Tomb of Absalom" is really a reamarkable elaborate tomb from the 1st century carved in the local rock. They were all made by families of Jewish priests and perhaps even royalty of Jerusalem in the first century CE.
  • חצוב בסלע
  • The father was betrayed by Absalom eventually going to die miserable neck of tree branches at the end of the colon. Absalom's Tomb in the Valley of the current crossroads and Ron. This place is a Memorial tomb of Absalom.
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