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Excavations directed by R. Reich and E. Shukron exposed remains of the Second Temple-period pool whose estimated dimensions were 50 × 60 m. 2 The pool stretches across the lower part of the Tyropoeon Valley at the site of the present Birket el-Hamra. It is built against the west side of a broad dam wall at

In: Aelia Capitolina – Jerusalem in the Roman Period

enclosure could not be left abandoned and Hadrian’s transferred the camp to the Temple Mount enclosure and the foot of its southwestern corner (Fig. 8). 25 H. Geva and the present author suggest that the camp covered the highest part of the Upper City and included, in addition to the areas of the Armenian

In: Aelia Capitolina – Jerusalem in the Roman Period

Amun and assigned to the earlier Eighteenth Dynasty. Not only does its headgear include a uraeus; its antiquity has been doubted both by Cyril Aldred 15 and Bernard V. Bothmer. 16 Zahi Hawass published a virtually intact group 17 which purportedly depicts Amun presenting a striding figure of

In: Post-Amarna Period Statues of Amun and His Consorts Mut and Amunet

Cat. 1–58 are statues or fragments of statues listed alphabetically, according to their present locations, and numbered consecutively. Cat. 59–65bis are pieces whose present whereabouts are not known to me. All have been dated or considered datable either by an inscription or on the basis of

In: Post-Amarna Period Statues of Amun and His Consorts Mut and Amunet

objective of this short summary is to create a synthesis between the various topics discussed in the book and to present some of the difficulties that have not been solved. After the destruction of Jerusalem in 70  CE , the Legio  X Fretensis remained in Jerusalem. The site of the camp has not yet been

In: Aelia Capitolina – Jerusalem in the Roman Period

( porta Purga ). 40 As Tsafrir has suggested, the evidence points to the gate’s location in the area of the present Jaffa Gate, but a few dozen meters to its east, on the ridge between the Hinnom Valley in the west and the Transversal Valley in the east. 41 An account of the year 136  CE in Eusebius

In: Aelia Capitolina – Jerusalem in the Roman Period

Rapuano 2016. 53 Gath and Rahmani 1977. 54 Zissu and Moyal 1998; Nagar A. 2015; Landes-Nagar 2016. 55 Landes-Nagar, pers. comm . The final excavation report (in the ʿAtiqot series) has not yet been published. However, the excavator, Annette Landes-Nagar, presented and discussed the finds in a research

In: Aelia Capitolina – Jerusalem in the Roman Period

segments of this wall are known today around the Old City of Jerusalem. 32 They were exposed underneath the courses of the present-day Ottoman Wall, in the north and the west (Figs. 77, 78), around Mount Zion in the south, and along the City of David and the Ophel in the east (Fig. 79). Several known

In: Aelia Capitolina – Jerusalem in the Roman Period

Remains that have already been described and discussed in the research literature are mentioned in brief. New findings are presented in greater detail. For comprehensive descriptions of the archaeological finds of the Roman period in Jerusalem, see Tsafrir 1999a, Geva 1993, inter alia . 24 Wilson and

In: Aelia Capitolina – Jerusalem in the Roman Period

-dated inscriptions. The corpus of material in favor of shared power includes double-dated and co-naming stelae and other objects, literary texts, temple reliefs, religious inscriptions, architectural developments, control notes from key archaeological sites, and artistic qualities present in the royal statuary of

In: Visualizing Coregency