Jerusalem. Views of the Royal Caverns, and of the Grotto of Jeremiah.

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Fig. I. View of the Royal Caverns.

PLATE VIII.

VIEWS OF THE ROYAL CAVERNS, AND OF THE GROTTO OF JEREMIAH.

Fig. I. Royal Caverns.

  1. Present City Walls.
  2. Rock.
  3. Outer Cave.
  4. Ancient Entrance of the Inner Cave.
  5. Present lower level of the ground.
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Fig. II. Cave of Jeremiah.

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Fig. II. Cave of Jeremiah.

  1. Rock Cave.
  2. Inner Cave.
  3. Place of Prayer.
  4. Cemetery of Dervishes.

Source: Jerusalem Explored. Being a description of the ancient and modern city, with numerous illustrations consisting of views, ground plans, and sections by Ermete Pierotti; translated by Thomas George Bonney (Fellow of St Johns College, Cambridge). London: Bell and Daldy; Cambridge: Deighton, Bell and Co. 1864.

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