Monday, March 11, 2019

The latest on the Tomb of Ezekiel

AJAM MEDIA COLLECTIVE: A Jewish Shrine inside a Mosque: the History of Ezekiel’s Tomb in Iraq (Alex Shams). An impressive, comprehensive history of the (traditional) Tomb of Ezekiel in Al-Kifl, Iraq, with many excellent photographs. It includes an update on the restoration work, which was noted here in 2010. According to the article, the "compromise" involved erasing Hebrew inscriptions from the mosque section, which does not sound very satisfactory to me.

I have been following the fate of the (traditional) Tomb of Ezekiel for many years. For other past posts, start here and follow the links.


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