Cisterns / Reservoirs (13 Subjects)
Basilica Cistern, Istanbul
The pool in which according to tradition Saint John Theologian baptized Christians.
View of pool in Ramla.
Cistern of Philoxenos in Istanbul.
Columm capital from Basilica Cistern in Istanbul.
Cistern at ancient Thera, Santorini.
Well in an Ottoman garden in Koroni.
Pool of Siloam.
A modern structure erected on the site of the ancient cistern in Val di Noto, southeastern Sicily.
Elevation of the colonnade of a reservoir near Philoxenus Cistern, Istanbul. 2. Plan of said reservoir. 3. Vertical section of Egri Kapi reservoir. 4. Vertical section of Pera reservoir, at the site of modern-day Taksim square, named after the cistern (Taksim = cistern). 5. Plan of Pera reservoir.
1. Section of Çukur Bostan, a system comprised of seven open-air cisterns of the Byzantine era. 2. Elevation and vertical section of one of the walls of Çukur Bostan. 3. Columns, plans and architectural features from Philoxenos Cistern, Istanbul.
The Pools of Solomon at Bethlehem.
A, B, C, D: Details from the base of the Obelisk of Theodosius at the Byzantine Hippodrome, Istanbul. E, F, Column capital from Hagia Sophia, Istanbul. G, H, I. Part of ark and column capitals from the church of Saint Benedict, Istanbul. J. Column and column capital from Philoxenus Cistern, Istanbul.