Bath House photo, showing the chamber beneath the heated floor. Above the black line on the wall is the portion of the wall reconstructed by archeologists.
Our guide, David, showing us catapult balls the Romans hurled at the defenders at Masada.
Masada is an ancient fort built by Herod the Great on a mesa overlooking the Dead Sea. According to Josephus, the Siege of Masada by Roman troops in the First Jewish–Roman War ended in the mass suicide of the 960 rebels and their families hiding there.