Arbel

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" in 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>

DSC_9820 | Looking West. Facade. Gilead Peli all rights reserved

All rights reserved to Mordechai Aviam © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Arbel - Reconstructed main entrance | All rights reserved to Mordechai Aviam

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:  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

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