A relief in marble of Demeter handing a stalk of grain to Triptolemus while Persephone places a garland (lost) on his head. Fragments of an Augustan copy set in a plaster cast of the original Greek stele, ca. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Most scholars had assumed King Herod the Great, who ruled Judea between 37 and 4 B., was buried at the Herodium complex in the mountains south of Jerusalem. But his final resting place remained a mystery until when archaeologists uncovered Herod's