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Date

3-1980

Description

The Shrine of the Book is a museum built to house the Dead Sea Scrolls, which were discovered between 1947 and 1956. The unusual design for the dome was based on imagery from one of the scrolls, specifically the War of the Sons of Light Against the Sons of Darkness.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrine_of_the_Book
(accessed 1 Nov 2011)

http://www.english.imjnet.org.il/htmls/page_1477.aspx?c0=14909&bsp=14393
(accessed 1 Nov 2011)

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1910-2005

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Creator 3 Dates

1890-1965

Creator 3 Role

Architect

Creator 4 Role

Architect

Subject Headings

Architecture -- Museum architecture;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Jerusalem

Keywords

modernism, architecture, Israel, Dead Sea Scrolls, domes, museums

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