ISRAELI ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER ROYAL PASSAGEWAY TO KING HEROD'S HILLTOP PALACE Ya'akov Sa'ar/GPO via Getty Images

ISRAELI ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER ROYAL PASSAGEWAY TO KING HEROD'S HILLTOP PALACE Ya'akov Sa'ar/GPO via Getty Images

Excavated section of Herodian street that led from Pool of Siloam to Temple Mount (Seetheholyland.net)

Excavated section of Herodian street that led from Pool of Siloam to Temple Mount (Seetheholyland.net)

Caesarea Maritima - The Aqueduct, which provided an abundant supply of water, was built in the Herodian period; it was later repaired & enlarged to a double channel when the city grew. The upper aqueduct begins at the springs located some nine kilometers northeast of Caesarea, at the foot of Mt. Carmel. It was constructed with considerable engineering know-how, ensuring the flow of water, by gravity, from the springs to the city. In some portions, the aqueduct was supported by rows of arches

Caesarea Maritima - The Aqueduct, which provided an abundant supply of water, was built in the Herodian period; it was later repaired & enlarged to a double channel when the city grew. The upper aqueduct begins at the springs located some nine kilometers northeast of Caesarea, at the foot of Mt. Carmel. It was constructed with considerable engineering know-how, ensuring the flow of water, by gravity, from the springs to the city. In some portions, the aqueduct was supported by rows of arches

In this photo the Western Hill (or, Mount Zion) is labeled as "Western Ridge."    This is a view from the southwest end of the Temple Mount wall looking up at the Western Ridge (Mount Zion) from the general area where the Central Valley is buried.   (Notice the Herodian street and curb beginning in the bottom right corner of photo in front of the rubble that fell from the Temple Mount in the bottom left corner)

In this photo the Western Hill (or, Mount Zion) is labeled as "Western Ridge." This is a view from the southwest end of the Temple Mount wall looking up at the Western Ridge (Mount Zion) from the general area where the Central Valley is buried. (Notice the Herodian street and curb beginning in the bottom right corner of photo in front of the rubble that fell from the Temple Mount in the bottom left corner)

*ISRAEL~HERODIAN NATIONAL PARK: Ancient ruins at the mountain palace fortress…

*ISRAEL~HERODIAN NATIONAL PARK: Ancient ruins at the mountain palace fortress…

Herodian theater at Caesarea -the place where Herod Agrippa died after being struck by an angel in Acts 12. Josephus the Jewish historian mentioned the same place in his works.

Herodian theater at Caesarea -the place where Herod Agrippa died after being struck by an angel in Acts 12. Josephus the Jewish historian mentioned the same place in his works.

Ancient Caesarea Aqueduct in Israel, Herodian period, Bible History

Ancient Caesarea Aqueduct in Israel, Herodian period, Bible History

King Herod's mountain fortress 'Herodian. ארמון הורדוס.

King Herod's mountain fortress 'Herodian. ארמון הורדוס.

Ancient Columns at the Herodian Ruins of Palestine

A Journey Through Palestine

Ancient Columns at the Herodian Ruins of Palestine

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