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Heat, dust and history in the sand as the riddle of Masada was uncovered; Harriet Sherwood; Guardian

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Fifty years ago, the Observer helped to recruit volunteers to excavate a symbol of Jewish history – King Herod’s remote desert fortress…

Source: Heat, dust and history in the sand as the riddle of Masada was uncovered

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