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Herod the Great: The King`s Final Journey
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We are pleased to announce that the exhibition will be open to the public from

February 13, 2013-January 4, 2014
Location: Bella and Harry Wexner Gallery
Curator: Dudi Mevorah and Silvia Rozenberg

The exhibition is open during regular Museum hours:
Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Sat 10 am – 5 pm
Tues 4–9 pm (August 10 am – 9 pm)
Fri and Holiday Eves 10 am – 2 pm


Handle of a footed marble basin decorated with Seilenoi heads, the 1st century BCE. On loan from SAOJS

The first exhibition entirely dedicated to Herod the Great, Israel’s greatest builder and one of the most controversial figures in Jewish history. The exhibition is held in memory of Prof. Netzer, who fell to his death in 2010 on the site of his discovery more>>> 

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Information for Tour Guides

Please note:

  • Due to the exhibition track, the number of visitors (individuals and groups) is limited.
  • All tours of the exhibition will be conducted in silence using headsets.
  • Tours may not be given aloud or with a microphone.
  • Headsets will be distributed free of charge at the Upper Information Desk, near the entrance to the exhibition, during regular opening hours.
  • The number of headsets is limited!
  • If no headsets are available, access to the exhibition will be permitted according to space availability, but without guiding.
  • Up to 30 participants per guided tour.
  • It is forbidden to take pictures in the exhibition.
  • An update will be issued if anything changes in terms of the Museum's welcoming of visitors to the exhibition.

We thank you for your cooperation


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