Other Name: Beit Shearim
Jewish Geographic Details Geographical Region: Lower Galilee
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www.latlong.net/c/?lat=32.70284269924148&long=35.13001263141632 Archaeological Evidences Period: Late Roman and/or Byzantnine Excavators: Benjamin Mazar (1939) Main Finds: Columns, benches, bema, and ornamental architecture. Site Condition: In the yard of zaid family. you should get permission from the family to visit in the synagogue. Selected Bibliography Schwabe, M. "Two Inscriptions from the Synogogue area, Beth Shearim" Bulletin of the Jewish Palestine Exploration Society 9, 1, 1942: 21-30, (Hebrew). Avigad, N. and Mazar, B. "Beth Shearim" The New Encyclopedia of Archeological Excavations in the Holy Land. Jerusalem, 1993: 238. Tepper, Y. and Tepper, Y. Beth She'arim: The Village and nearby Burials. Tel Aviv- Yagur, 2004: 89-97, (Hebrew). 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).
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