University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Geoffrey Shamos

New Light on Daily Life at Beth Shean

By: Geoffrey Shamos

The Roman city of Scythopolis extended to the south of the tell, with broad colonnaded streets and large public buildings, including baths, a basilica, a theater, and an amphitheater. The monumental temple of Zeus Akrios, excavated by the Penn Museum team, was the only significant structure on the tell, apparently connected to the city below […]