Ritual Bath

Ritual Bath (HM2FO5)

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N 31° 44.493', W 35° 27.556'

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They labor with great diligence till the fifth hour, after which they assemble themselves into one place, and when they have clothed themselves in white veils, they bath their bodies in cold water, and after this purification is over they meet together in an apartment of their own ... while they go in a pure manner, into the dining room as into a certain holy temple ...
(Josephus Flavius, The War of the Jews 2.8.5).

Members of the sect were strict in their observance of the laws of ritual purity and maintained seven ritual baths located mostly in the vicinity of the refectory.
A suggested reconstruction of the ritual bath
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HM NumberHM2FO5
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Date Added Monday, April 15th, 2019 at 5:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)25R E 267027 N 3514420
Decimal Degrees31.74155000, -35.45926667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 44.493', W 35° 27.556'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 44' 29.58" N, 35° 27' 33.36" W
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