Masada (Israel): Bathhouse Later Addition Mikveh Photo 3

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5/22/2016
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Judea , Israel , Dead Sea , Jewish-Roman War , First Jewish Revolt , Siege , Herod the Great , Fortress , Mesa
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Within the bathhouse itself, one sees not only geometric frescoes, but also a roughly constructed (perhaps using broken columns?) mikveh, or ritual bath. Perhaps this addition was added by the Jewish rebels (zealots) during their occupation of the fortress.
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