This photograph shows the south wall near the Jaffa Gate. The south wall borders the Jewish quarter in Old City Jerusalem. The present walls were built during the Ottoman empire in the sixteenth century, but the city has historically been fortified by walls since ancient times.
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Walls--Jerusalem; Architecture -- Historicism in Architecture;
Smolski, Chet, "Jerusalem: Old City, South Wall (detail)" (1980). Browse All. 741.
south walls, Jewish quarter, Jaffa gate, historic, Old City