Herod’s Altar at Samaria

Herod built an altar dedicated to Augustus at Samaria. The steps in the May 1984 photo below are from a slightly later period, built by Septimius Severus in the C2 AD.

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May 1984 photo of steps from the time of Septimius Severus (C2) that lead up to Herod's temple dedicated to Augustus. Photo:©2016 Craig Dunning

May 1984 photo of steps from the time of Septimius Severus (C2 AD) that lead up to Herod’s temple dedicated to Augustus. Photo:©2016 Craig Dunning