Beth Shearim

Beit Shearim

Geographic Details

Lower Galilee

32.70284269924148     35.13001263141632     Open the map in a new window

More Geographic Info: www.latlong.net/c/?lat=32.70284269924148&long=35.13001263141632

Archaeological Evidences

Late Roman and/or Byzantnine

Benjamin Mazar (1939)

Columns, benches, bema, and ornamental architecture.

National Park open to the public. 22 ₪ for adult, 9 ₪ for a child 11 ₪ for a pensioner.

Selected Bibliography
  1. Avigad, N. and Mazar, B. "Beth Shearim" The New Encyclopedia of Archeological Excavations in the Holy Land. Jerusalem, 1993: 238.
  2. Tepper, Y. and Tepper, Y. Beth She'arim: The Village and nearby Burials. Tel Aviv- Yagur, 2004: 89-97, (Hebrew).
  3. Turnheim, Y. "Architecture and decorative elements at Beth Shearim" Beth Shearim: The Village and nearby Burials. ed. Y. Tepper and Y. Tepper, Tel Aviv- Yagur, 2004: 176-196, (Hebrew).
Photos, Plans and Links

General view -  Gilead Peli all rights reserved © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

General view - Gilead Peli all rights reserved

General View - Gilead Peli all rights reserved © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

General View - Gilead Peli all rights reserved

Architectal fragment -  Gilead Peli all rights reserved © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Architectal fragment - Gilead Peli all rights reserved

Mazar 1958: 23, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Mazar 1958: 23, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society

Avigad and Mazar 1993: 238, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Avigad and Mazar 1993: 238, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society

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