A poster of Alec Garrard’s model of the Temple and the Courts around it
This poster depicts the façade of the Temple of Herod the Great including the Court of the Women, as depicted in a model built by Alec Garrard in Suffolk, U.K. The model was ten years in the making and is based on the historical sources and the research up to 1993 of Leen Ritmeyer.
Jerusalem as it was known in the time of Christ.
Open up the world of Jerusalem in the first century A.D. This reconstruction drawing of the city is based on the known archaeological elements and the historical sources. Locations depicted include Herod’s Temple Mount, the Pool of Siloam and the Pools of Bethesda. Possible sites for the location of the Praetorium (the Judgment Hall) and Golgotha are also shown. The poster also comes with its own leaflet which details a route around the city of the time of Jesus, along with 36 points of reference.
The settlement where the Essene community lived, who preserved the Dead Sea Scrolls
This reconstruction drawing is now used in the latest books and CD on the Dead Sea Scrolls. It depicts the settlement of Qumran where the scrolls are believed to have been written. A key allows you to pinpoint vital features such as the Scriptorium, the Refectory and the Defence Tower. A helpful resource when studying the Dead Sea Scrolls, the greatest archaeological discovery of this century.
The Palaces from which Herod enjoyed views over the Dead Sea
This reconstruction drawing of the Northern Palace of King Herod the Great shows the retreat prepared by the king at Masada in the Judean Desert. The drawing is based on the latest excavation reports from the fabled desert dig. It comes with a leaflet which provides the full architectural description and dramatic historical background to this extraordinary hanging palace. A useful visual point of reference for study of the turbulent period of the First Century A.D.
The all-time-classic reconstruction of Herod’s Temple Mount
This is the original Ritmeyer Archaeological Design reconstruction of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during the Second Temple period (as published in Biblical Archaeology Review, Nov./Dec. ’89, pp. 24,25). An accompanying explanatory leaflet deals with 23 points shown on the drawing of the magnificent complex built by Herod the Great.