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Caesarea: a jewel in Herod's crown

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Alternate title:Jewel in Herod's crown
Summary:Visits the remains of Caesarea, where students from the University of Maryland at College Park and other U.S. universities participate in an archaeological excavation. King Herod built Caesarea between 22 and 10 B.C. in order to secure his position within the Roman Empire, naming it after Caesar Augustus.
Provider:Maryland Public Television
University of Maryland System (1988-1997)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Continent:Caesarea (Israel)
Topical subjects:Excavations (Archaeology) Israel Caesarea
Caesarea (Israel) Antiquities
University of Maryland at College Park
Credits:Narrator, Mike Pengra.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Films@UM Browse terms:Ancient Cultures
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