Background Information Old Testament New Testament New Testament (cont.) Gentile Period (cont.)
1-Biblical Jerusalem 16-Salem, Jebus 33-Ashlar Stones 51-Bethesda Pool 68-Saint Anne's Church
2-History of Jerusalem 17-Milo, Jebusite Wall 34-Temple Mount 52-Holy Sepulcher 69-Sultan's Pool
3a-Map of Today's City 18-Gihon Springs 35-NE of End of Wall 53-Garden Tomb 70-Citadel
3b-The Four Quarters 19-City of David 36-SE End of Wall 54-Fort Antonia 71-Colonnade Column
3c-Photos 20-David's Palace 37-Western Wall 55-Phasael Tower  
3d-Silwan 21-Temple Mount 38-West Wall Tunnel 56-Struthion Pool  
4-The Walls Today 22-Solomon's Walls 39-Mikvah, Ritual Baths 57-Gethsemane  
5-The Gates Today 23-Solomon's Quarries 40-The Large Mikvah 58-Tombs in Hinnom Miscellaneous
6-Archaeology Periods 24-Broad Wall 41-Wilson's Arch 59-Jerusalem Tombs Archaeological Finds
7-Archaeology History 25-Hezekiah's Tunnel 42-Warren's Gate Gentile Period Jason's Tomb
8-Old Ancient Core 26-Middle Gate 43-Barclay's Gate 60-Ecce Homo Lazarus' Tomb
9-Kidron Valley 27-Nehemiah's Wall 44-Robinson's Arch 61-Roman Inscription Tomb of David
10-Central Valley Hasmonean 45-Western Wall Street 62-Cardo Maximus Via Dolorosa
11-Hinnom Valley 28-Walls and Towers 46-Western Wall Shops 63-Roman Road Bazaars
12-Mount of Olives 29-Aqueduct 47-South Temple Wall 64-Nea Church Hezekiah's Pool
13-Mount Moriah 30-Acra 48-Archaeology Park 65-Al Aqsa Mosque Lachish and Assyria
14-Western Hill Mt Zion 31-Temple Mount 49-Siloam Road 66-Dome of the Rock .Ancient Artifacts, Period Pieces
15-Ophel 32-Tombs in Kidron 50-Siloam Pool 67-Temple Mount  
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18- Pool of Siloam
The Pool of Siloam sits to the south of the City of David on the west side of the eastern hill. It received water
from Hezekiah’s Tunnel, which came originally from the Gihon Springs.






Notice the relationship of the stepped stone street to
the Pool of Siloam and Hezekiah’s Tunnel.

This is a view of one side of the Pool of Siloam. The steps and platforms would allow people to walk down to the water level, which would change depending on
the season and the amount of rainfall. The pool is not yet excavated to the left of this photo. Notice the corner of the pool in the bottom right corner of this photo.

One of the four corners of the Pool of Siloam. The steps of the Pool of Siloam. The corner of the pool can be seen in the background. This view shows the size of this important pool from the days of the New Testament, where Jesus sent a blind man to wash the mud from his eyes in John 9.

Water from Hezekiah’s Tunnel still flows through a covered channel near the Pool of Siloam, and some of the original covering stones are still in place. Notice the stone
pavement in the bottom left corner and the steps in the top left. This pool was discovered in 2004 during the preliminary stages of a public works project in the area.

The stones of the covered channel that brings water from Hezekiah’s Tunnel into the area.


This is the water channel. The Pool of Siloam is to the right in this photo. The circular holes in the pavement were designed to hold water jugs while
they were being filled.

A photo from inside the Pool of Siloam looking up at the excavated side. This site was discovered in 2004.

Toni and Galyn exchange photos from the topand bottom of the Pool of Siloam while excavation continues at the site.

This is an illustration of what the Pool of Siloam would have looked like. The photo above corresponds to the left side of this image. The area shown on the right side of the image is still unexcavated and so, still buried. The actual Herodian pavement can be seen in the bottom right corner of this picture in its actual relative position to
the pool.

A water trough beside the Pool of Siloam has holes to support water jugs as they were being filled.




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