Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Spring 3-1980

Description

Upon embarking on a rigorous and dangerous climb, tourists can reach the top of Masada by a small number of pathways. Spanning around 200,000 square yards, the top of Masada is completely flat. Today, the top still contains the ruins of Herod’s palace built there many centuries ago.

Notes

Rappaport, Uriel. The Story of the Dead Sea Scrolls. (New York: Harvey House, Inc., 1967) pp. 103, 106-107

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Dead Sea scrolls; Religion -- Archaeology and religion; Archaeology -- Israel -- Masada; Masada Site (Israel);

Country Name

Israel

Keywords

Masada, Romans, Zealots, Jews, ruins, historic, archeology

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