Jaffa Gate and the Christian Quarter from the air

In the past few days we have called attention to the excavations being conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority at Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem. Archaeologists working in the area announced the discovery of an East-West road of the 4th century Byzantine city and the high-level aqueduct that brought water into the city in the second and third century.

The photo below shows Jaffa Gate and the Citadel from the air. Hezekiah’s Pool is visible just to the left (north) of the main street (David Street), almost in the center of the photo. The dome of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is visible on the upper left side of the photo. Most of the area shown in this photo is called the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem.

    Aerial view of the Christian Quarter of the Old City. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

Aerial view of the Christian Quarter of the Old City. Photo by Ferrell Jenkins.

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