Aphek

Fiq

Geographic Details

Golan

32.775079202864944     35.70275545120239     Open the map in a new window

More Geographic Info: www.latlong.net/c/?lat=32.775079202864944&long=35.70275545120239

Archaeological Evidences

Late Roman and/or Byzantnine

Gottleib Schumacher (1884), Dan Urman (1968-70)

Architectural elements, inscriptions, and Menorah.

Aramaic (Nave 1978: 50-51; Urman 1995: 581-582).

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
  1. Meir, D. and Meir, E. Ancient Synagogues of the Golan. Jerusalem, 2015: 142-149.
  2. Urman, D. "Public Structures And Jewish Communities In The Golan Heights" in Ancient Synagogues. ed. D. Urman and P. Flesher, Leiden, 1995: 578-584.
Photos, Plans and Links

Column with menorah and inscription, Schumacher 1888: 141 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Column with menorah and inscription, Schumacher 1888: 141

Menorah lintel,  photo of Ofer Nov, courtesy of the Golan Archaeological Museum © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

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 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Column with menorah and Aramaic inscription, photo of Ofer Nov, courtesy of the Golan Archaeological Museum

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