Other Name: Beit Shean Leonitis
Jewish Geographic Details Geographical Region: Beth Shean Valley
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www.latlong.net/c/?lat=32.5017813753878&long=35.49663305282593 Archaeological Evidences Period: Late Roman and/or Byzantnine Excavators: Dan Bahat (1970-1972) Main Finds: Small room with no columns. Mosaic with menorah and animals. Greek and Aramaic inscriptions. Inscriptions: Aramaic (Naveh 1978: 77-79), Greek (Roth-Gerson 1987: 41-43) Mosaics: yes Site Condition: Nothing to see at the site. The mosaic is on display at the Hecht Museum, University of Haifa. Selected Bibliography Bahat, D. "A Synagogue at Beth-Shean" in Ancient Synagogues Revealed. ed. L.I. Levine, Jerusalem, 1981: 82-85. Spigel, C.S. Ancient Synagogue Seating Capacities. Tubingen, 2012: 159-161.
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