Beth Shearim

Beit Shearim

Jewish

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.

in the yard of zaid family. you should get permission from the family to visit in the synagogue.

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

מראה כללי - כל הזכויות שמורות לגלעד פלאי © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

בית-שערים-מראה-כללי | מראה כללי - כל הזכויות שמורות לגלעד פלאי

פריט ארכיטקטוני-כל הזכויות שמורות לגלעד פלאי © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

פריט ארכיטקטוני-כל הזכויות שמורות לגלעד פלאי

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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