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Here in the Valley of Josaphat, we see two adjacent stone tombs: those of Zechariah and of Bnei Hezir. The Tomb of Zechariah is carved out of solid rock and does not contain a burial chamber. The tomb is surmounted by a pyramid but has classical architectural features on the façade, such as fluted pilasters with ionic capitals. The fine decoration that is visible here is on the façade alone and on the other sides of the tomb the work is rough and unfinished. Accessible via a rock-cut passage from the tomb of Zechariah is the Tomb of Bnei Hezir. This is similarly inspired by classical architecture, a classical loggia cut into the front, with Doric frieze and cornice. This burial chamber was used for generations of the Bnei Hezir family, and dates to the 2nd century BC.