Beth Shearim

Beit Shearim


Geographic Details

Lower Galilee

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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. Schwabe, M. "Two Inscriptions from the Synogogue area, Beth Shearim" Bulletin of the Jewish Palestine Exploration Society 9, 1, 1942: 21-30, (Hebrew).
  2. Avigad, N. and Mazar, B. "Beth Shearim" The New Encyclopedia of Archeological Excavations in the Holy Land. Jerusalem, 1993: 238.
  3. Tepper, Y. and Tepper, Y. Beth She'arim: The Village and nearby Burials. Tel Aviv- Yagur, 2004: 89-97, (Hebrew).
  4. 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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