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Herod built an elaborate palace fortress on the 300-foot mountain, Herodium, to commemorate his victory in a crucial battle. (Duby Tal / Albatross / IsraelImages)

Finding King Herod's Tomb

After a 35-year search, an Israeli archaeologist is certain he has solved the mystery of the biblical figure’s final resting place

Barbara Kreiger is the author of The Dead Sea and teaches creative writing at Dartmouth College.


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