Herodian Palaces (Masada)

This page attempts to discuss the residentials palaces built and used by Herod the Great on the acropolis of Masada.

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List of the Palaces

circa 10 BCE

Northern Herodian palace
The Northern Palace was located on the northern ridge of the Masada Plataeu. It was enclosed on all four sides with porticos and included a Roman bathhouse. Northern Palace was more like a villa and used presumably for meetings, parties, rave-ups and so on.

circa 10 BCE

Western Herodian palace
The Northern Palace was located on the northern ridge of the Masada Plataeu. It was enclosed on all four sides with porticos and included a Roman bathhouse. Northern Palace was more like a villa and used presumably for meetings, parties, rave-ups and so on.

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