Other Name: Fiq Geographic Details Geographical Region: Golan
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www.latlong.net/c/?lat=32.775079202864944&long=35.70275545120239 Archaeological Evidences Period: Late Roman and/or Byzantnine Selected Surveyors: Gottleib Schumacher (1884), Dan Urman (1968-70) Main Finds: Architectural elements, inscriptions, and Menorah. Inscriptions: Aramaic (Nave 1978: 50-51; Urman 1995: 581-582). Site Condition: The site is open to the public. The pillar with a Menorah is in the Golan Archaeological Museum in Qasrin. Some of the decorated pillars from the ark (?) are in Moshav Nov. Other finds are on display in Kibbutz Afik. Selected Bibliography Meir, D. and Meir, E. Ancient Synagogues of the Golan. Jerusalem, 2015: 142-149. Urman, D. "Public Structures And Jewish Communities In The Golan Heights" in Ancient Synagogues. ed. D. Urman and P. Flesher, Leiden, 1995: 578-584.
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Column with menorah and inscription, Schumacher 1888: 141
Menorah lintel, photo of Ofer Nov, courtesy of the Golan Archaeological Museum
Column with menorah and Aramaic inscription, photo of Ofer Nov, courtesy of the Golan Archaeological Museum