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Herod
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Photo Comments

View looking down and west at the excavated area where the foundation of a “podium” or “monument” of Herod's Tomb was found.  The southeast corner is visible in the lower left quadrant of the image.  

The structure’s foundation is rectangular measuring, approximately(!), 20 x 10 ft. [6 x 3 m.].  The northern slope of the Herodium drops off dramatically on the right side of the image.

Note the finely dressed ashlar masonry as well as the cornice.

For a map and brief descriptive comments on Herod’s Tomb Click Here.

To view the site of the Herodium Click Here.


To view additional images of the Tomb of Herod the Great at the Herodium Click Here.

Image from the Zondervan Atlas of the Bible, p. 204. To view/use additional images from the Atlas Click Here.