A triangular shaped sarcophagus with the head of the mythological creature Gorgon Medusa at Caesarea Maritima (or Caesarea Palestinae), Israel - The marble sarcophagus dates from the Late Roman Period, 2nd and 3rd centuries CE. The ancient city and harbor of Caesarea Maritima were built by Herod the Great about 25-13 BCE.  Caesarea Maritima was named in honor of Augustus Caesar.
A triangular shaped sarcophagus with the head of the mythological creature Gorgon Medusa at Caesarea Maritima (or Caesarea Palestinae), Israel - The marble sarcophagus dates from the Late Roman Period, 2nd and 3rd centuries CE. The ancient city and harbor of Caesarea Maritima were built by Herod the Great about 25-13 BCE. Caesarea Maritima was named in honor of Augustus Caesar.