Magdala, Taricheae,


Geographic Details

Lower Galilee

32.82700146168119     35.51360070705414     Open the map in a new window

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Archaeological Evidences

Early Roman

Dina Avshalom-Gorni and Arfan Najjar (2009-2013)

Columns, benches, mosaic and stone with menorah.


Tourist site. Entrance Fee. 15₪ per adult, 10₪ per student/pensioner, children under 12 free.

Selected Bibliography
  1. Hachlili, Rachel "The Migdal stone and its ornamentation" in Revue Biblique. 124,2, 2017: 245-272.
  2. Fine, S. From Synagogue Furnishing to Media Event: The Magdala Ashlar Ars Judaica -- The Bar Ilan Journal of Jewish Art, volume 13, Israel, 2017: 27-38.
  3. Bauckham, R. "Further Thoughts on the Migdal Synagogue Stone" Novum Testamentum 57,2, 2015: 113 – 135.
  4. Aviam, M. "The Decorated Stone from the Synagogue at Migdal; A Holistic interpretation and a Glimpse into the Life of Galilean Jews at the Time of Jesus" Novum Testamentum 55 2013: 205-220.
  5. Avshalom-Gorni, D. and Najar, A. "Magdala-preliminary report" Hadashot Arkheologiyot-Excavations and Surveys in Israel 125, 2013: http://www.hadashot-esi.org.il/report_detail_eng.aspx?id=2304.
  6. Avshalom-Gorni, D. and Najjar, A. "The Stone Decorated with Reliefs from the Second Temple Period Synagogue at Migdal: First Impressions" Studies in Archaeology and Ancient Art; Third Conference: Past and Present - Old Theories and New Finds Jerusalem, 2010, (Hebrew).
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