The Garden Tomb

 

A military man by the name of Gordon in the late 1800ís looked at the following rock outcropping and saw the face of a skull:

 

 

No doubt dissatisfied with the Church of the Holy Sepulcher as the setting for the crucifixion and burial of Jesus, and also noting that it was inside the walls (as a previous page notes, the current wall is not the original wall.The church was outside the wall at that time).

 

Gordon found a tomb near this outcropping that looks like a skull (Golgotha is Aramaic for place of a skull).Here is the tomb:

 

 

This tomb is in a garden.

 

It is unlikely that this is the site of Jesusí death and burial, but most would agree it has the right atmosphere for it.