Shepherd Statue

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Sheppard, Beth M.
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5/19/23
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Caesarea National Park , Israel , Herod the Great , Hellenism , Roman Empire , Judea , Caesarea Maritima , Vespasian , Roman Legion , Statue , Good Shepherd , Lamb
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The statue garden at Caesarea Maritima includes this stylistic piece of a shepherd carrying a lamb around his neck. The "kriophoros" was adopted by Christianity where it was widely used in art and iconography.
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