Fr. Shawn's Pictures - 1095 - Holy Land Day 13

Qumran, En Gedi, Masada, Dead Sea

Holy Land Day 13

Road from Jerusalem to Jerico
Road from Jerusalem to Jerico
Remember the Good Samaritan who was attacked on this road?
Judean Hill Country
Judean Hill Country

Judean Hill Country
Judean Hill Country

Qumran
Qumran
Site of finding the Dead Sea Scrolls
Qumran
Qumran
Site of finding the Dead Sea Scrolls
Qumran
Qumran
The famous cave 4 where many scrolls were found
Qumran
Qumran
Site of finding the Dead Sea Scrolls
Qumran
Qumran
The famous cave 4 where many scrolls were found
Qumran
Qumran
Modern archeologists continue excavating
Qumran
Qumran
Modern archeologists continue excavating
Runins at Qumran
Runins at Qumran
The Essenes lived here at the time of Jesus
Runins at Qumran
Runins at Qumran
The Essenes lived here at the time of Jesus
Runins at Qumran
Runins at Qumran
The Essenes lived here at the time of Jesus
Runins at Qumran
Runins at Qumran
The Essenes lived here at the time of Jesus
En Gedi
En Gedi
An oasis where David hid from the persuit of Saul (1 Sam 24)
Hyrax at En Gedi
Hyrax at En Gedi

Hyrax at En Gedi
Hyrax at En Gedi

Hyrax at En Gedi
Hyrax at En Gedi
This one smiled at me
En Gedi
En Gedi
An oasis where David hid from the persuit of Saul (1 Sam 24)
En Gedi
En Gedi

En Gedi
En Gedi

En Gedi
En Gedi

En Gedi
En Gedi

Caves at En Gedi
Caves at En Gedi
Could David have hid here?
Caves at En Gedi
Caves at En Gedi
Could David have hid here?
En Gedi
En Gedi

En Gedi
En Gedi

En Gedi
En Gedi

Masada
Masada
It's the flat mountain in the distance
Masada
Masada

Masada
Masada
There's a city on top
Cable Car to top of Masada
Cable Car to top of Masada

Masada
Masada
Dead Sea in the Valley
Masada
Masada
The top is actually at sea level. The Dead Sea is way down there.
Masada
Masada

Masada
Masada

Model of Roman Bath
Model of Roman Bath
Herod had a Roman Bath built on top of this mountain
Roman Bath
Roman Bath
The color is orginal from 2000 years ago
Roman Bath
Roman Bath
The color is orginal from 2000 years ago
Roman Bath
Roman Bath

Roman Bath
Roman Bath
Hot air was piped in under the floor
Masada
Masada

Masada
Masada

Herod's Palace
Herod's Palace
One level of the three story palace on the side of the cliff
Masada
Masada

Roman Camp
Roman Camp
Ruins of one of the Roman camps involved in the seige
Model of Herod's Palace
Model of Herod's Palace

Masada
Masada

Masada
Masada

Ramp to top of Masada
Ramp to top of Masada
Runins of the ramp the Romans built to break into Masada
Masada
Masada

Byzantine Church on Masada
Byzantine Church on Masada
Runins of 4th century church
Byzantine Church on Masada
Byzantine Church on Masada

Masada
Masada

Floating in the Dead Sea
Floating in the Dead Sea
No effort required
The Dead Sea
The Dead Sea
The beach where we swam
The Dead Sea
The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea
The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea
The Dead Sea
The mountains of Jordan are just visible

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