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Dr. Powell at the Gate of Hade

Date Posted:12/24/2011
Category:Bible Archaeology
In Jesus' time a temple stood in front of this cave. In the cave or the grotto was a very deep pool that they never could measure (according to Josephus) and a powerful stream of water flowed. The cave was believed to be the gates to Hades. Several other shrines and temples stood here including this one to Caesar. The niches in the wall held images of the gods Pan, Echo and Hermes...
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