One of Herod’s many architectural achievements.
His ancestry was questionable, but he may have kept kosher.
Discovered thanks to 94-year-old aerial photographs.
Elaborate Roman-style tiles.
Piecing together the fragments.
At the instigation of a 16th-century sultan.
A unique artifact.
Herod’s ambivalent relationship with Judaism.
Fancier than mosaics.
Was the Second Temple only for Jews?
Herod the trendsetter?
Reviled by Jews and Christians alike, Herod was one of the world’s great builders.
Archaeologists have discovered a grand entryway, consisting of a series of massive arches, at King Herod’s hilltop fortress of Herodium in the Judean desert. And. . .