Akhmadiyye

Geographic Details

Golan

33.00537050351715     35.70207953453064     Open the map in a new window

More Geographic Info: www.latlong.net/c/?lat=33.00537050351715&long=35.70207953453064

Archaeological Evidences

Late Roman and/or Byzantnine

Gottleib Schumacher (1884), Shmarya Gutman (1968), Zvi Maoz (1981)

2 stones with menorah relief. Many architectural elements. Fragments of lintel with animals. Hebrew inscription.

Hebrew (Naveh 1978:146-147, Urman 1995: 459-460)

Inside active military firing zone.

Selected Bibliography
  1. Meir, D. and Meir, E. Ancient Synagogues of the Golan. Jerusalem, 2015: 156-163.
  2. Maoz, Z.U. Ancient Synagogues in the Golan; Art and Architecture. Thesis for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Jerusalem, 1995: 173-176, (Hebrew).
  3. Urman, D. "Public Structures And Jewish Communities In The Golan Heights" in Ancient Synagogues. ed. D. Urman and P. Flesher, Leiden, 1995: 455-461.
Photos, Plans and Links

Nine branched menorah, Schumacer 1888: 71  © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Nine branched menorah, Schumacer 1888: 71

A relief with animals, Schumacher 1888: 72 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

A relief with animals, Schumacher 1888: 72

A relief with an eagle, Schumacher 1888: 72 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

A relief with an eagle, Schumacher 1888: 72

Hebrew inscription, Dan Urman archive © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Hebrew inscription, Dan Urman archive

Hebrew inscription reused in a modren house  IAA survey (see link below) map 18/1 site 30 fig. 6, courtesy of Moshe Hartal and the Israel Antiquities Authority © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Hebrew inscription reused in a modren house IAA survey (see link below) map 18/1 site 30 fig. 6, courtesy of Moshe Hartal and the Israel Antiquities Authority

Hebrew inscription now in Golan Archaeological Museum  IAA survey (see link below) map 18/1 site 30 fig. 7, courtesy of Moshe Hartal and the Israel Antiquities Authority © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Hebrew inscription now in Golan Archaeological Museum IAA survey (see link below) map 18/1 site 30 fig. 7, courtesy of Moshe Hartal and the Israel Antiquities Authority

Doric capital   IAA survey (see link below) map 18/1 site 30 fig. 11, courtesy of Moshe Hartal and the Israel Antiquities Authority © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Doric capital IAA survey (see link below) map 18/1 site 30 fig. 11, courtesy of Moshe Hartal and the Israel Antiquities Authority

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