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Jordan: Herod's Calling Card

Jordan: Herod's Calling Card
Here's a little calling card that says "Herod was here." If you've seen pictures of the Herodion, they look very similar. This is Machaerus, a fortress Herod inherited from the Ha… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/jordan-herods-calling-card/

The Sabbatical Year Coinage of Herod the Great

The Sabbatical Year Coinage of Herod the Great
Herod the Great (40–4 BCE). Sabbatical Years: 37/36, 30/29, 23/22, 16/15, 9/8 L G, Year three = Sab Year 37/36. Herod the Great was appointed King over Judea by Augustus in 40 … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/sabbatical-year-coinage-herod-great/

Reconstructing Herod's Tomb III

Reconstructing Herod's Tomb III
What about exterior decorations of tombs? The following typological list of "Tombs with Ornamented Façades" was provided by R. Hachlili: 1. Tomb entrance plain façade, unorname… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/reconstructing-herods-tomb-iii/

Reconstructing Herod's Tomb II

Reconstructing Herod's Tomb II
What did the monument of Herod's tomb look like? The fragments illustrated in yesterday's posting give evidence of an ornamented tomb with triglyphs and, potentially, an urn (alt… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/reconstructing-herods-tomb-ii/

Reconstructing Herod's Royal Tomb

Reconstructing Herod's Royal Tomb
Although there are only a few fragments to work with, it is not impossible to imagine what Herod's tomb and sarcophagus (stone coffin) once looked like. Prof. Pfann at Press … http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/reconstructing-herods-royal-tomb/

Herod's Tomb Press Conference and Additional Insights (updated)

Herod's Tomb Press Conference and Additional Insights (updated)
We can see the Herodion and Bethlehem from the roof of our office at Tantur. We can see the Herodion, Bethlehem and the city walls of Jerusalem from the terrace of our apartment an… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/herods-tomb-press-conference-and-additional-insights-updated/

Herod's Tomb - Hebrew University Press Release

Herod's Tomb - Hebrew University Press Release
This is the press release distributed at the Press conference at the Hebrew University's Senate Building this morning: (more from our reaction later) News Release The Hebrew Un… http://www.uhl.ac/old/index.php/en/resources/blog/herods-tomb-hebrew-university-press-release/