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©NOAM GRAZIER: Caesarea Maritima

 

NG1: Caesarea Maritima, 1st c. BCE-13th c. CE [26]

Archaeological Images by ©Noam Grazier, photographer, Israel

1 Caesarea Maritima, Roman Theater, 1st c. AD

2 Caesarea Maritima, Roman Theater, entrance vault

3 Caesarea Maritima, Amphitheater, seats, arena, E side, Herod

4 Caesarea Maritima, Amphitheater, seats, arena, E side, S end, Herod

5 Caesarea Maritima, Mosaic floor, rectangular, adjacent to Amphitheater, rope pattern border, stylized floral motif, inscription barely legible

6 Caesarea Maritima, E Gate with Arch, 13th c., Crusader City

7 Caesarea Maritima, E Wall and Mote, Crusader City

8 Caesarea Maritima, S Wall, Crusader City

9 Caesarea Maritima, SW Wall, ext., Crusader City

10 Caesarea Maritima, Roman Gate to Crusader City

11 Caesarea Maritima, Ext. Wall, reconstructed structure above, Crusader City

12 Caesarea Maritima, Ext. Wall, reconstructed structure above, 3/4 view, Crusader City

13 Caesarea Maritima, Promontory Palace toward harbor

14 Caesarea Maritima, Lower Palace, detail

15 Caesarea Maritima, Pillars, lower portion, Lower Palace [Herod’s?]

16 Caesarea Maritima, New Excavations, overview

17 Caesarea Maritima, Mosaic floor, abstract fan shape pattern [Lower Palace?]

18 Caesarea Maritima, Mosaic floor, abstract floral pattern [Lower Palace?]

19 Caesarea Maritima, Aqueduct, Arcade, W Water Channel, long view, Herod-Hadrian, 1st c. BCE-2nd c. CE

20 Caesarea Maritima, Aqueduct, Ext. Arcade, Water Channel, Herod-Hadrian, 1st c. BCE-2nd c. CE

21 Caesarea Maritima, Aqueduct, Arch detail, Herod-Hadrian, 1st c. BCE-2nd c. CE

22 Caesarea Maritima, Aqueduct, Arch, upper detail, Herod-Hadrian, 1st c. BCE-2nd c. CE

23 Caesarea Maritima, Aqueduct, Arch toward sea, detail, figure for scale, Herod-Hadrian, 1st c. BCE-2nd c. CE

24 Caesarea Maritima, The Low Level Aqueduct, W Water Channel, Herod-Hadrian, 1st c. BCE-2nd c. CE

25 Caesarea Maritima, Carved Pillar, stylized Acanthus [Byzantine?]

26 Caesarea Maritima, Stylobate fragment, marble, deep relief, egg & dart, stylized floral motif [from the Temple?]

 

 

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