Beth Shean

Beit Shean

Samaritan

Geographic Details

Beth Shean Valley

32.51052173331496     35.502963066101074     Open the map in a new window

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Archaeological Evidences

Late Roman and/or Byzantnine

Nehemya Zori (1962)

Samaritan. Columns, benches and apse. Mosaic with menorah and other ritual objects. Greek and Samaritan inscriptions.

Greek (Roth-Gerson 1987: 33, Zori 1967: 157-159) ; Samaritian (Naveh 1981)

yes

Inside open field.

Selected Bibliography
  1. Naveh, J. "A Greek Dedictation in Samaritan Letters" Israel Exploration Journal 31, 1981: 220-222.
  2. Spigel, C.S. Ancient Synagogue Seating Capacities. Tubingen, 2012: 162-165.
  3. Tzori, N. "The Ancient synagogue at Beth She'an" Eretz Israel 8, 1967: 149-167, (Hebrew).
Photos, Plans and Links

General view Zori 1967: plate 30.2, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

General view Zori 1967: plate 30.2, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society

General view Zori 1967: plate 30.1, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

General view Zori 1967: plate 30.1, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society

Apse  Zori 1967: plate 27.5, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Apse Zori 1967: plate 27.5, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society

Mosaic  Zori 1967: plate 29.5, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Mosaic Zori 1967: plate 29.5, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society

Phase 1 Zori 1967: 150, courtesy of Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Phase 1 Zori 1967: 150, courtesy of Israel Exploration Society

Phase 1 Zori 1967: 150, courtesy of Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Phase 1 Zori 1967: 150, courtesy of Israel Exploration Society

Phase 2 Zori 1967: 153, courtesy of Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Phase 2 Zori 1967: 153, courtesy of Israel Exploration Society

Phase 3  Zori 1967: 155, courtesy of Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Phase 3 Zori 1967: 155, courtesy of Israel Exploration Society

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