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Biblical Archaeology Review 48:1, Spring 2022

Proof Positive: How We Used Math to Find Herod’s Palace at Banias

By Frankie SnyderRachel Bar-Nathan

Archaeology and mathematics may have identified a forgotten palace of Herod the Great at Banias (ancient Caesarea Philippi). The marvelous floor design that once decorated an early Roman monumental structure at the site has parallels in other Herodian palaces. Explore the similarities and learn about the ingenious step-by-step reconstruction that made the identification possible.

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