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The "Tel" or mound of Bet Shean about twenty cities built one on the top of other, the city has been continuously inhabited for 5000 years.
The byzantine Cardo built upon the Roman street, paved with black basalt slaps. In its center drainage system, with 6m wide mosaic floored sidewalk. Marble front shops.
The temple likely has been dedicated to dionysos the main god of the city.it had colonnaded entrance facade. its high reached more than 10m.
All the columns were found laying down in the same anggel a sign of the devasting earthquacke 749 AD which destroyed the whole city.
Joshua 17:14-16 Beth Shean a Canaanite city which has iron chariots.
Judjes 1:27 Manesseh did not drive out the people of Bet Shean.
1 Samuel 31:8-12 The Philistines fastened te body of king Saul to the wall of Bet Shean.