Monday, December 14, 2020

New areas of Herodium opened

ARCHAEOLOGY ON DISPLAY: New parts of Herod’s palace unveiled, including 300-seat personal theater. Judean king’s arched stairway, foyer exposed at Herodium, along with majestic room in which he hosted Marcus Agrippa, the second-in-command to Caesar Augustus, in 15 BCE (Jonah Mandel, AFP/Times of Israel).

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