image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

Fountain of Siloam near Jerusalem.

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Description

Coloured aquatint, 1804, after L. Mayer.
Inscription: Fountain of Siloam near Jerusalem. fontaine de Siloé prés de Jérusalem. ; L. Mayer delt.

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image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London

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Location

Pool of Siloam, Jerusalem

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Tww Comment

Gihon Spring (or Fountain of the Virgin) in the Kidron Valley, in northern part of the Old City, was the main source of water for the Pool of Siloam (wikipedia) and David Roberts in ' The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt, and Nubia' refers to Gihon Spring as "Upper Fountain of Siloam"