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View looking east at the entrance to the Church of Saint John (the Baptist) that is located on the southern slope of the citadel at Samaria.  A late Christian tradition associates the finding of John the Baptist's Head with Sebaste.

The church was originally built in the sixth century AD and was rebuilt in the eleventh.

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