Gallery for the Geography & History of Israel Class
 May 15th Field Trip 
Wadi Qilt - This cross was UP the wadi from our bus,  but my roomie Jon went to the top,  and here is the proof.
Wadi Qilt - This cross was UP the wadi from our bus, but my roomie Jon went to the top, and here is the proof.
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New Testament Jericho,  looking over the Wadi (small near the Dead Sea) and into the excavations of Herod's palace at Jericho
New Testament Jericho, looking over the Wadi (small near the Dead Sea) and into the excavations of Herod's palace at Jericho
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New Testament Jericho - This palace was a majestic place - just look at the size of the rooms and the columns.
New Testament Jericho - This palace was a majestic place - just look at the size of the rooms and the columns.
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New Testament Jericho - Herod introduced building with the diamond shaped stones,  that could be stacked and interlocking made a strong wall.
New Testament Jericho - Herod introduced building with the diamond shaped stones, that could be stacked and interlocking made a strong wall.
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New Testament Jericho - A second advantage of this construction technique is that the wal could easily be bent and the bricks could be turned to follow the curve.  Once complete the wall would be plastered over and frescoed.
New Testament Jericho - A second advantage of this construction technique is that the wal could easily be bent and the bricks could be turned to follow the curve. Once complete the wall would be plastered over and frescoed.
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New Testament Jericho - Doesn't this hot tub look like fun? It even had an island in the middle.
New Testament Jericho - Doesn't this hot tub look like fun? It even had an island in the middle.
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Panoramic view of modern Jericho from OT Jericho
Panoramic view of modern Jericho from OT Jericho
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Old Testament Jericho - Mud Brick Walls
Old Testament Jericho - Mud Brick Walls
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Old Testament Jericho, Stone Tower,  constructed earlier than any one ever expected
Old Testament Jericho, Stone Tower, constructed earlier than any one ever expected
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