Arbel

 Jewish

Geographic Details

Lower Galilee

32.815064056369906     35.483809411525726     Open the map in a new window

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Archaeological Evidences

Late Roman and/or Byzantnine

Heinrich Kohl and Carl Watzinger (1905), Benjamin Arubas (2012-present)

Corinthian columns, reconstructed main entrance . Currently undergoing active excavation.

Inside national park. No entrance fee.

Selected Bibliography
  1. Ilan, Z. and Izdarechet, A. "Arbel" The New Encyclopedia of Archeological Excavations in the Holy Land. Jerusalem, 1993: 87-89.
  2. Kohl, H. and Watzinger, C. Antike Synagogen in Galilaea. Leipzig, 1916: 59-70.
  3. Spigel, C.S. Ancient Synagogue Seating Capacities. Tubingen, 2012: 143-148.
Photos, Plans and Links

Aerial photo, courtesy of Abraham Graicer all rights reserved to Abraham Graicer © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Aerial photo, courtesy of Abraham Graicer all rights reserved to Abraham Graicer

General view, Gilead Peli all rights reserved © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

General view, Gilead Peli all rights reserved

Looking West. Facade. Gilead Peli all rights reserved © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Looking West. Facade. Gilead Peli all rights reserved

כל הזכויות שמורות למרדכי אביעם. © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Arbel - Reconstructed main entrance | כל הזכויות שמורות למרדכי אביעם.

Aerial photo, courtesy of Abraham Graicer all rights reserved to Abraham Graicer © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Aerial photo, courtesy of Abraham Graicer all rights reserved to Abraham Graicer

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:59 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

The Northern Shore of Galilee sea- Side View from Arbel and Wadi El-Hamam | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:59

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:60 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

The Synagogue Ruins from the Southwest overlooking Wadi El-Hamam | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:60

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:61 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

The Eastern Entrance | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:61

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:63 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Benches on the Eastern Side of the Synagogue Ruins | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:63

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:64 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

The Northeast Corner Column | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:64

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:66 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Corinthian Capital | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:66

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:67 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Corinthian Capital | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:67

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:67 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Small Corinthian Capital | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:67

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:69 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Cornice Fragment | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:69

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:  Tafel VIII © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Kohl and Watzinger 1916: Tafel VIII

Reconsruction of early phase, Ilan and Izdarechet 1989: 122, courtesy of Avraham Izdarechet and the Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Reconsruction of early phase, Ilan and Izdarechet 1989: 122, courtesy of Avraham Izdarechet and the Israel Exploration Society

Plan of later phase, Ilan and Izdarechet 1989: 111, courtesy of Avraham Izdarechet and the Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Plan of later phase, Ilan and Izdarechet 1989: 111, courtesy of Avraham Izdarechet and the Israel Exploration Society

Plan of early phase, Ilan and Izdarechet 1989: 111, courtesy of Avraham Izdarechet and the Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Plan of early phase, Ilan and Izdarechet 1989: 111, courtesy of Avraham Izdarechet and the Israel Exploration Society

Kohl and Watzinger 1916: Tafel IX © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Arbel- Inner Perspective Reconstruction | Kohl and Watzinger 1916: Tafel IX

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:62 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

The Lintel of the Eastern Entrance-Sketch | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:62

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:64 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

The Bench- Section | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:64

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:64 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

The Base and Pedestal of the Northeast Corner Column- Sketch | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:64

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:66 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

A Basalt Column Basis | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:66

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:66 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Column Basis | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:66

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:67 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Ionic Capital | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:67

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:67 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Two Doric Capitals | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:67

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:68 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Cornice with the Upper Floor column Basis attached | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:68

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:68 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Upper Floor Column | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:68

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:68 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

A Pair of Quarter Corner Columns | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:68

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:69 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Triglyph Fragment | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:69

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:69 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Half Columns of the Window | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:69

Kohl and Watzinger 1916:70 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Gable with Shell Ornaments- View and Section | Kohl and Watzinger 1916:70

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