Joshua’s Grave Found, Scientists Believe Prophet Musa’s Tomb is in Palestine

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The mosque and the tomb of Prophet Musa, are on the ground level. located near the dome to the northwest. The tomb is a square measuring 5.5 m. PHOTO/ JERUSALEM POST

JERUSALEM – The discovery of the tomb of Prophet Yusya or Joshua in Khirbet Tibnah in the West Bank, Palestine. Make archaeologists eager to find the whereabouts of the tomb Prophet Moses AS until now still a mystery.

However, tradition says that Salahuddin Ayyubi had a dream in which he was shown the place where Moses was buried. His own tomb is now located in a mosque, on the site which was later expanded by Sultan Baybars in 1269 AD.

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The mosque complex was restored several times during the Ottoman Empire. This mosque is located 11 km south of Jericho and 20 km east of Jerusalem.

“The journey to Jericho from Jerusalem takes about an hour, but because we were passing through Bethlehem it took a little longer,” said RiseTAFDI’s Youtube channel.

Located in the hot desert, the Prophet Musa mosque complex in Palestine consists of three levels: basement, ground floor and first floor. The complex covers an area of ​​5,000 square meters.

Reporting from Islamicart.museum, this mosque has five entrances that all open into the complex. The main entrance is the west portal located on the south side of the west wall. The complex is built of sandstone with only the top part cut out of a square.

The contents of the basement are the stables and storage areas. The first and ground floors include more than 100 rooms, a series of halls, minarets, and various fixtures.

The mosque and the tomb of Prophet Musa, are on the ground level. located near the dome to the northwest. The tomb is a square measuring 5.5 m. The center of the maqam is smaller than the sides, measuring 4.7 m long, 1.6 m wide, and 1.7 m high.

Built of neat stone, and facing west-east. While the chest is made of wood and covered by a green kiswa cloth. The top of the tomb is in the form of a semi-circular dome whose peak is in the form of four pointed arches.

This mausoleum and mosque are funded and cared for by waqf and are considered one of the richest and most famous. This is because the mosque provides free food and accommodation for visitors as well as salaries for around 50 employees.

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