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Another of the 46 ft. [14 m.] in diameter towers that guard the west gate of Sebaste.  The tower is said to date to the reign of Herod the Great (ruled 37–4 BC).  It rests upon a square foundation that dates to the Hellenistic Period.

For general comments and a map of Samaria/Sebaste click here.