More on the Huqoq Mosaics

In “Samson in the Synagogue” in the January/February 2013 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, Jodi Magness presented the recent mosaic discoveries from Huqoq, including a mysterious depiction of two female faces flanking a Hebrew (or Aramaic) inscription. In this online exclusive, read a translation and analysis of the inscription by David Amit of the Israel Antiquities Authority along with a discussion of who these women may have been by University of Louisville’s Karen Britt.

Read David Amit’s “Mosaic Inscription from a Synagogue at Horvat Huqoq.”

Read Karen Britt’s “The Huqoq Synagogue Mosaics.”

Read Jodi Magness’s “Samson in the Synagogue” from the January/February 2013 issue of BAR for free.
 


 

Read more about the Huqoq excavations in Bible History Daily:

“A Samson Mosaic from Huqoq”: A Bible History Daily introduction to the Huqoq excavations.

“New Huqoq Mosaics”: The 2013 excavations revealed additional depictions of Samson in the Bible and a possible portrayal of a scene from the Apocrypha.

“Huqoq 2014: Update from the Field”: Jodi Magness and Karen Britt discuss a new mosaic discovered during the 2014 excavation season.
 


 

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  1. ketema says

    I EXPECT FROM YOU MORE ABOUT THE BIBLE TRUTH ARCHAEOLOGICALLY AND HISTORICALLY MORE.

  2. Martha says

    So interesting! I’m looking forward to hearing more!!;)


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