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Caesarea, Haifa District, Israel
 

The Palace Vaults

 
 
The Palace Vaults Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
1. The Palace Vaults Marker
Inscription.  These four long, parallel vaults, opening onto the west through a portico, first served as substructures of the Roman financial procurator's palace. In a later stage, a large ornamented hall was added in front of the vaults converted into warehouses.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyMan-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 32° 30.005′ N, 34° 53.46′ E. Marker is in Caesarea, Haifa District. Marker can be reached from Kvish HaTe'atron just west of Rothschild, on the right when traveling west. This historical marker is located in the Caesarea Maritima National Park, just beyond the northern end of the hippodrome. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tavern (a few steps from this marker); King Herod's 'Hippodrome' (a few steps from this marker); The Chariot-Races (within shouting distance of this marker); The Governor's Palace Baths (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bathhouse (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Inscribed Sarcophagus adorned with Garlands
The Palace Vaults Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
2. The Palace Vaults Marker
View of the marker in the foreground, a mosaic floor in the near background, and of one of the four vaults in the distant background.
(about 120 meters away); Sarcophagus Lid (about 150 meters away); Sarcophagus adorned with Rosettes (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caesarea.
 
Also see . . .
1. Caesarea Maritima. This is a link to information, regarding Caesarea Maritima, provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 11, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Caesarea Maritima - Cornell University. This is a link to information, regarding Caesarea Maritima and the Promontory Palace, provided by Cornell University. (Submitted on July 11, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Caesarea Maritima. This is a link to information, regarding Caesarea Maritima, provided by the BiblePlaces.com website. (Submitted on July 11, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
The Palace Vaults Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
3. The Palace Vaults Marker
A close-up view of the mosaic floor that is situated immediately behind the featured marker.
The Palace Vaults Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
4. The Palace Vaults Marker
View of the featured marker in the foreground, and of two of the four vaults in the distant background.
The Palace Vaults image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 3, 2019
5. The Palace Vaults
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5. submitted on January 16, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.
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