Tag: Byzantine

Porcupine Digs Up 1,400-Year-Old Oil Lamp in Israel

03/25 | While patrolling the Roman-Byzantine ruins at Horbat Siv in central Israel, Israel Antiquities Authority inspectors found a 1,400-year-old oil lamp that had apparently been dug up by a porcupine.   Read more…

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Possible Byzantine Monastery Exposed near Beth Shemesh

09/22 | A large Byzantine-era compound outside of Beth Shemesh has recently been discovered. IAA archaeologists believe the compound, which contained olive oil and wine presses and colorful mosaics, was a monastery.   Read more…

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Jewish Worship, Pagan Symbols

08/24 | Ein Harod is a spring that rises in the valley of Jezreel at the foot of Mt. Gilboa. Gideon gathered his men there to sort out the good soldiers from   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.


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