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Herodian limestone blocks

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  • David Hall
    Near the Jaffa Gate is the Tower of David with remains of Herodian masonry from a NW corner of the Roman era Jerusalem and presumably one of Herod s three
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 28, 2007
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      Near the Jaffa Gate is the "Tower of David" with remains of Herodian masonry from a NW corner of the Roman era Jerusalem and presumably one of Herod's three towers in the area.

      The photo shows the lower courses of the tower are of Herodian stone:

      http://dqhall59.com/citadel/citadel.jpg

      A closeup of the lower courses of the Tower of David (a.k.a. citadel) with a baseball cap for perspective:

      http://dqhall59.com/citadel/herodianmasonry.jpg

      David Q. Hall
      dqhall59@...



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