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Kypros, site of King Herod's palace and fortress overlooking Jericho

Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of Kypros in the Judean Desert, site of King Herod's palace and fortress, overlooking Jericho and the Jordan valley.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of Jericho, the Jordan valley and the Dead Sea from Kypros, King Herod's fortress and palace.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of Jericho and the Jordan Valley from Kypros, King Herod's fortress and palace.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of Jericho and the Jordan Valley from Kypros, King Herod's fortress and palace.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of Kypros in the Judean Desert, site of King Herod's palace and fortress, overlooking Jericho and the Jordan Valley.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of Kypros in the Judean Desert, site of King Herod's palace and fortress, overlooking Jericho and the Jordan Valley.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of Kypros in the Judean Desert, site of King Herod's palace and fortress, overlooking Jericho and the Jordan Valley.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of Kypros in the Judean Desert, site of King Herod's palace and fortress, overlooking Jericho and the Jordan Valley.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of Kypros in the Judean Desert, site of King Herod's palace and fortress, overlooking Jericho and the Jordan Valley.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A bathtub and a floor from the bath house at King Herod's palace in Kypros, on display at the Israel Museum.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A furniture leg in a shape of paw from King Herod's palace in Kypros, 1st century BC, on display at the Israel Museum.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of the Jordan valley and the Dead Sea from Kypros, King Herod's fortress and palace.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of Jericho and the Jordan Valley from Kypros, King Herod's fortress and palace.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A view of Kypros in the Judean Desert, site of King Herod's palace and fortress, overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea.
Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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A corinthian capital from Herod's palace in Kypros, 1st century BC, on display at the Israel Museum.
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
  • Kypros site of King Herods palace and fortress overlooking Jericho
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Rising 270 meters above Jericho Valley and overlooking the ancient road between Jerusalem and Jericho, Kypros was the site of an Hasmonean fortress destroyed by the Romans in 63 BC. King Herod later built a fortress and a palace at the site

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