Israel, Masada

High above the Judean desert, the isolated Masada plateau would play an important role in the history of Israel. The site was home to the a palace-fortress of Herod the Great, before being fortified by the Zealots in their final stand against the Roman army in the late first century AD.


Synagogue Interior

Storerooms Complex, Zealots

Western Palace, Zealot Ovens


Storerooms Complex, Herodian

Large Bath House, Apodyterium

Large Bath House, Courtyard

Lots And The Ostraca Sherds

Northern Palace, Lower Terrace

Northern Palace, Mid Terrace

Northern Palace, Upper Terrace