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A flight over the ruined Crusaders fortress known as the Ateret

A flight over the ruined Crusaders fortress known as the Ateret

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Ateret Fortress, Upper Jordan river (BibleWalks.com)

The PEF report wrote about the plan: "The upper surface of the hill is generally flat, and is surrounded by a rectangular enclosure.

(b) North side: The north side of the fortress is seen in ...

Vadum Jacob - sua construção construção começou em outubro de 1178. Balduíno IV veio em. More information. More information. A view from the crusader Ateret ...

A flight over the ruined Crusaders fortress, known as the Ateret castle (Latin: Vadum Iacob, English: Jacob's Ford). A Knights Templar stronghold l…

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A view of the south side of the fortress is below. Notice the stairs that once led up to the second story.

The tower was built over an arch, seen in this photo. On its remaining level is an observation point.

A closer view of the vaults under the north eastern wall. Two stories of storerooms and other rooms are built within the fortress.

A view of the south side of the fortress is below. Notice the stairs that once led up to the second story.

On top of the wall, above the gate, is a great view of the fortress.

Krak des Chevaliers - The area between the inner and outer walls is narrow and was

Afek in the Sharon: view inside the fortress towards west

Bridge over the moat of Krak des Chevaliers, a Crusader castle built between 1150 and

Crusader Fortress, Byblos, Lebanon, Middle East

Crusader castle in the archeological site of Byblos, Unesco World Heritage Site, Jbail,

Crusader castle in the archeological site of Byblos, Unesco World Heritage Site, Jbail,

A modern entrance leads to the inner gate. During the Crusader period this entrance did not exist, and the entrance was only through a draw bridge from the ...

The site survey reported other artifacts found on the site: "a multitude of finds including, among other things, coins and metal tools from the Crusader ...

Metzad Ateret – Chastellet - A Crusader's fortress built in the year 1178 by the Crusader King Baldwin IV. The small fortress is located at the northern ...

The Crusaders built their Church over the ruins of an earlier Byzantine period Church. Two phases of construction were identified in the Byzantine Church.

A closer view above the fortress:

This was also the reason why the Crusaders erected a fortress at the site. Several bridges, including the modern bridge of highway #91, were erected in ...

Jordanian flag flying outside stone wall of Kerak Castle, a Crusader castle in al-

Remains of the Crusader fortress and church are barely seen in the ruins around the tower. Perhaps in the future, archaeological excavations will bring back ...

The Templars gained royal permission from Baldwin IV to build a further castle at the strategically important Vadum Jacob. (Ruins of the crusader Ateret ...

A view of the south tower is seen in the photo below, where the group is standing. Below is the south portico ( a roofed entrance that is supported by ...

Crusader fortress Crac, Krak des Chevaliers, Qalaat al Husn, Hisn, Unesco World

The ruins of the Crusaders fortress are located on the north side of the area.

One of these arched water canals is seen in the photo below. The water flowed through the canal with the force of gravity, turning a vertical shaft.

Crusader fortress Crac, Krak des Chavaliers, Qalaat al Husn, Hisn, Unesco World

Crusader castle in the archeological site of Byblos, Unesco World Heritage Site, Jbail,

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Under the large trees and near the closest walls are traces of the excavations under the fortress, with Bronze Age remains.

Afek in the Sharon: view inside the fortress towards north

The entrance to the fortress is seen here from the external side. The steps passed under the arches , passing through a corridor into the city.

South-East side of the Hellenistic precinct

The inner gate of the fortress, on the east side, was two story high, with a tower on each side. A heavy vertical sliding metal door, with two wooden doors ...

Belmont castle, Kibbutz Tzova

Crusader fortress Crac, Krak des Chavaliers, Qalaat al Husn, Hisn, Unesco World

A view of the entrance, as seen from inside out, is in the next picture. It is evident from this side of the gate that the monks were well protected, ...

Metzad Ateret – Chastellet - A Crusader's fortress built in the year 1178 by the Crusader King Baldwin IV. The small fortress is located at the nor…

History

Manot: Sugar factory - north wall of furnace hall - arched entry

Israel has been having rare May rain in the last few days. When I got to Jerusalem at noon clouds were everywhere, but they didn't drop any rain.

The excavators could not determine the exact plan of this earlier fortress, but speculate it was a square fortress (similar to other Negev Highland ...

One of the ruins in Tell Achziv.

The following view, also towards the west, shows the central part of the ruins. The southern wall of the 9th/8th Century Iron age fortress, before its area ...

Lower Manot: crushing installation

Crusader fortress Krak des Chevaliers, Syria, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Middle East,

This construction of the immense fortress is attributed to the Kings Uzziah or Jotham. The area of this extended fortress is shown here in yellow.

This poor condition of the site calls for a conservation work. In several decades ago the fortress was standing taller and in better shape.

Southern Wall of Temple Mount, southwestern corner

Another view of the archaeological garden and the traces of ruins of earlier structures.

The valley of Elah stretches to the east - just below the city. Ruins of the Biblical city of Sochoh are seen on the other side of the valley, ...

Other ruins of the Crusader and Byzantine churches are located in the north side, and among the ancient walls is a display of ancient installations and ...

All around the mound the slope is very steep. The easiest access to the summit is from the north side, here on the top left side.

The northern breakwater is seen next. It is 40m long and 4.5m wide on the average. The ruins of a round tower, once measuring 12m in diameter, is located at ...

View from the Crusaders tower towards the Kidron valley.

The flour mills were in operation during the Crusaders period (1099 until 1291), and destroyed by the Mamlukes (end of 13th C). The Ottomans rebuilt the ...

A Roman period cistern, dated to the 2nd-4th Century AD, is located on the eastern side above the ancient layers. The cistern is round, its walls are ...

An underground water reservoir can be accessed by a modern staircase.

The excavations conducted next to the fortress revealed three strata - Crusader, Mameluke and Ottoman. No remains predating the Crusader period were yet ...

Metzad Ateret – Chastellet - A Crusader's fortress built in the year 1178 by the Crusader King Baldwin IV. The small fortress is located at the nor…

The Citadel, doves, and the Pope .

Az-Zeeb - Built remains of az-Zeeb

A closer view of the north east side of the ruins. Unfortunately, there is much garbage scattered around here.

The next view shows the north side of the ruins of the Roman city, adjacent to the Crusaders fortress.

A ground view of a section of the factory is in the following photo. The long (35 x 8M) hall behind the high walls - about 10M above the original surface ...

A flight over the site, with a 360 degrees view around it, can be seen in this drone video:

Afek in the Sharon: view from the south

The "Governor's house", so called since the findings imply an administrative function of the structure, was destroyed by the end of the Late Bronze period.

Statue of Crusaders in Yehi'am fortress

The lower section of the gate and the upper section on the summit are Mamluke ruins, while the middle range are walls from the Crusaders period.

The photo below shows the lower level of the fortress.

This YouTube video shows a flight over the site:

Belvoir Castle - The south west range and round tower of Belvoir Castle from Jones'

The excavations on this side concluded that the site was first settled in the Crusader period. After the destruction of the fortress in the Mamluke period, ...

Krak des Chevaliers - Artist rendering of Krak des Chevaliers seen from the northeast. From

Aerial photograph of the ruins of the fortress of Ateret in Central Golan Heights dated to

Ce passage était appelé par les Francs "Le Gué de Jacob" (Jacob's Ford

Este enorme afresco é da época do rei Balduíno IV. More information. More information. A flight over the ruined Crusaders fortress, known as the Ateret ...

Ce passage était appelé par les Francs "Le Gué de Jacob" (Jacob's Ford) parce qu'ils y voyaient le lieu où Jacob lutta tout une nuit avec l'ange.