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Caesarea, Haifa District, Israel
 

Sarcophagus Lid

Adorned With a Gorgon's Head

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
1. Sarcophagus Lid Marker
Inscription.  This Sarcophagus lid is decorated at both ends by mythological Gorgon heads in relief.

Marble
The Late Roman period (2nd - 3rd centuries CE)

 
Location. 32° 30.089′ N, 34° 53.459′ 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. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the Caesarea Maritima National Park, at the edge of the green space that is situated by the buildings, next to the inner harbor area. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Harbor "Sebastos" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Caesarea Nymphaeum (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Governor's Palace Baths (about 120 meters away); The Palace Vaults (about 150 meters away); King Herod's 'Hippodrome' (about 180 meters away); The Chariot-Races (about 180 meters away); a different marker also named The Chariot-Races (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); I Appeal Unto Caesar (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caesarea.
 
Also see . . .
Sarcophagus Lid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
2. Sarcophagus Lid Marker
View of the marker situated next to the sarcophagus lid.

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.) 
 
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Sarcophagus Lid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
3. Sarcophagus Lid Marker
A close-up view of the mythological Gorgon head that decorates one end of the sarcophagus lid.
Sarcophagus Lid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
4. Sarcophagus Lid Marker
View of the featured sarcophagus lid, that is decorated with the mythological Gorgon heads.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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