Among the interesting ruins at Omrit are several composite capitals. These are a combination of Corinthians and Ionic orders.
Composite Capital at Omrit. Photo by Leon Mauldin.
Note the beautiful acanthus leaves.
Omrit was destroyed by earthquakes in the 4th and 8th centuries AD.
Evidence of Earthquake at Omrit. Photo by Leon Mauldin.
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The Archaeology in Israel can make you feel you are walking through HISTORY, it is an amazing feeling.