Description of the Holy Land (1274-85)

Name of text: Description of the Holy Land (1274-85)
Author of text: Burchard of Mount Sion
Date of text: 1274-85
Date of person in text: 13th century
Name of structure in text: Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Calvary Chapel
Type of structure in text: chapel
Date of structure in text 4th, 7th, 11th, 12th
Century of structure 1: 4 AD
Century of structure 2: 12 AD
Country in text: Israel
Region in text:
City in text: Jerusalem
Specific place of mosaic in text: Walls
Description of mosaic in text: The walls are covered in marble and decorated in mosaic work of the purest gold.
Mosaic date in text:
Tesserae silver mentioned in text? No
Tesserae gold mentioned in text? Yes
Colour descriptions in text:

For translation see: Pringle, Denys, Pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Holy Land, 1187-1291(Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012), p. 295


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