Ashdod

Azotus, Hippinos, Tel Ashdod

Jewish

Geographic Details

Coastal Plain

31.755940822206604     34.657509326934814     Open the map in a new window

More Geographic Info: www.latlong.net/c/?lat=31.755940822206604&long=34.657509326934814

Archaeological Evidences

Late Roman and/or Byzantnine

Plato von Ustinov (sometime in the latter 19th century)

Marble chancel with Menorah and Greek inscription.

Greek and Hebrew (CIIP III: no.2995)

Exact area of discovery unknown. The chancel can be viewed at the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo.

Selected Bibliography
  1. Ilan, Z. Ancient Synagogues in Israel. Tel Aviv, 1991: 256, (Hebrew).
Photos, Plans and Links

Menorah chancel Ilan 1991: 256, courtesy of Almoga Ilan © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Menorah chancel Ilan 1991: 256, courtesy of Almoga Ilan

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