Kibbutz Ramat Rachel, Israel
Ramat Rachel Citadel & garden
2D Print / 360°/ Animated VR
Ramat Rachel citadel is situated ca. 4 kilometers south of Jerusalem’s Old City. It was probably built at the end 8th-early 7th century BCE. The citadel was surrounded by a large casemate wall that protected an impressive and lavish royal palace. The citadel is famous for its Proto-Aeolic capitals, window balustrades as well as lush gardens. It also served as an important administrative center.
Tel Aviv University Department of Archaeology, Ramat Rachel expedition
Heidelberg University Department of Archaeology
What are the Stones Whispering?: Ramat Rahel, 3000 Years of Forgotten History