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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Jerusalem, Jerusalem (national district), Israelen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1965 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorBartos, Armand P.en_US
dc.creatorKiesler, Frederick Johnen_US
dc.date1965en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-08-15T16:20:44Z
dc.date.available2013-08-15T16:20:44Z
dc.date.issued1965en_US
dc.identifier230717en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 2445en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/138501
dc.descriptionDetail, glazed brick structure of the dome; It is a a wing of the Israel Museum, which houses the Dead Sea Scrolls (discovered 1947-1956 in 11 caves in and around the Wadi Qumran). The shrine is built as a white dome, covering a structure placed two-thirds below the ground, that is reflected in a pool of water that surrounds it. Across from the white dome is a black basalt wall. The colors and shapes of the building are based on the imagery of the Scroll of the War of the Sons of Light Against the Sons of Darkness; the white dome symbolizes the Sons of Light and the black wall symbolizes the Sons of Darkness. As the fragility of the scrolls makes it impossible to display all on a continuous basis, a system of rotation is used. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 5/3/2011)en_US
dc.format.mediumglazed brick; basalt; concreteen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectOld Testament and Apocryphaen_US
dc.subjectBibleen_US
dc.subjectDead Sea scrollsen_US
dc.subjectTwentieth centuryen_US
dc.titleShrine of the Booken_US
dc.title.alternativeHeikhal HaSeferen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-I-J-SOTB-A5en_US
vra.culturalContextIsraelien_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypemuseumen_US
dc.contributor.displayArmand P. Bartos (American architect, ca. 1910 -2005); Frederick John Kiesler (Austrian architect, 1890-1965)en_US


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