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Rock Cut Stairs 1
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View looking down into the lower rock cut chambers.

Supposedly the church is build over/near the house of Caiaphas the High Priest, before whom Jesus was questioned.  According to tradition, Jesus was imprisoned here during that time and later Peter and John were imprisoned here as well (Acts 5).

The caves/chambers evidently date to the Second Temple Period.