Aphek

Other Name: Fiq
Religion: Jewish

Archaeological Evidences

Period: Late Roman and/or Byzantnine
Excavation: Unexcavated
Selected Surveyors: Gottleib Schumacher (1884), Dan Urman (1968-70)
Main Findes: 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.
Menorah lintel, photo of Ofer Nov, courtesy of the Golan Archaeological Museum

Geographic Details

Geographical Region: Golan