Waters of Shiloah

Pool near Jerusalem1

Waters of Shiloah

Locality mentioned in the Old Testament as “the waters of Shiloah” and “the pool of Siloah”. The pool was surrounded by the royal gardens on the south, and part of it belonged to the fortress of Jerusalem, while the spring which fed it was at the entrance to the Tyropœon valley dividing the upper from the lower city.

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