Ashqelon

Ashkelon

Geographic Details

Coastal Plain

31.6624041650483     34.547624588012695     Open the map in a new window

More Geographic Info: www.latlong.net/c/?lat=31.6624041650483&long=34.547624588012695

Archaeological Evidences

Late Roman and/or Byzantnine

Charles Clermont-Ganneau (1878)

Four inscriptions were found at different times. There is a marble chancel with Menorah and Greek inscriptions.

Greek (CIIP III: no. 2321, 2322), Aramaic (CIIP III: 2323), Hebrew (CIIP III: 2324)

For the current location of the different inscriptions see CIIP III.

Selected Bibliography
  1. Ilan, Z. Ancient Synagogues in Israel. Tel Aviv, 1991: 257, (Hebrew).
Photos, Plans and Links

Menorah on chancel Sukeinik 1935: plate XV © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Menorah on chancel Sukeinik 1935: plate XV

Menorah on chancel Sukeinik 1935: plate XV © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Menorah on chancel Sukeinik 1935: plate XV

Greek inscription on chancel Sukeinik 1935: plate XVI © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Greek inscription on chancel Sukeinik 1935: plate XVI

Greek inscription on column Sukeinik 1935: plate XVII a © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Greek inscription on column Sukeinik 1935: plate XVII a

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