En Gedi

Other Name: Ein Gedi
Religion: Jewish

Archaeological Evidences

Period: Late Roman and/or Byzantnine
Excavation: Excavated
Excavators: Dan Barag, Yoseph Porat and Ehud Netzer (1970-1971)
Main Findes: Benches and Bema. Mosaic with birds and geometric shapes. Hebrew and Aramaic inscriptions. Scroll fragments from leviticus.
Inscriptions: Hebrew and Aramaic (Naveh 1978: 105-109; Werlin 2015: 114-127)
Mosaics: yes
Site Condition: National Park entrance fee. For the ancient synagogue only: 14₪ per adult, 7₪ pensioner/child, 12₪ per student

Geographic Details

Geographical Region: Judea
90, ישראל

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