Umm el Qanatir

Umm el Kanaatir

 Jewish

Geographic Details

Golan

32.850037740011096     35.737924575805664     Open the map in a new window

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Archaeological Evidences

Late Roman and/or Byzantnine

Henrich Kohl and Carl Watzinger (1906), Chaim Ben David, Ilana Gonen and Yehoshua Dray (2003-2015)

Most of the building stones in situ, major stone ornament fragments of the Torah Shrine were found and rebuilt

Aramaic - mentioning personal name

active excavation, major part of the building was rebuilt, major stone ornament fragments of the Torah Shrine were rebuilt.

Selected Bibliography
  1. Dray, Y. , Gonen, I. and Ben David, C. "The Synagogue of Umm el Qanatir-preliminary report" Israel Exploration Journal 67,2, Jerusalem, 2017: 209-231.
  2. Ben David, C. "Um el-Kanatir Putting Humpty Dumpty Together Again" BAR July August, 2016: 40-49.
  3. Kohl, H. and Watzinger, C. Antike Synagogen in Galilaea. Leipzig, 1916: 125-134.
  4. Ben David, C. , Gonen, I. and Dray, "Umm el-Qanatir -the first excavation Season" Qadmoniot 132, 2006: 110-120, (Hebrew).
  5. Dray, Y. , Gonen, I. and Ben Dvid, "The Technical aspects of Umm el-Qanatir excavation" Michmanim 20, 2007: 61-66; 24*, (Hebrew; English abstract).
  6. Singer, S. F. "Rising again : hi-tech tools reconstruct Umm el-Kanatir" Biblical Archaeology Review 33;6, 2007: 52-60; 86.
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General view looking south - Gilead Peli all rights reserved © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Aerial photo, courtesy of Abraham Graicer all rights reserved to Abraham Graicer  © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Aerial photo, courtesy of Abraham Graicer all rights reserved to Abraham Graicer  © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Aerial photo, courtesy of Abraham Graicer all rights reserved to Abraham Graicer  © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Southern entrance - Gilead Peli all rights reserved © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Kohl and Watzinger 1916:128 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Kohl and Watzinger 1916:131 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 77 fig. 1, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 77 fig. 2, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 80 fig. 1, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 81 fig. 2-3, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 82 fig. 1, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 82 fig. 3, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 83 fig. 2, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
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Maoz 1995: plate 84 fig. 1, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 84 fig. 2, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 84 fig. 6, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 86 fig. 1, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 87 fig. 1, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 88 fig. 1, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 88 fig. 2, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 88 fig. 3, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 88 fig. 4, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 89 fig. 1, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 89 fig. 2, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 90 fig. 2, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 90 fig. 3, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 90 fig. 4, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 91 fig. 1, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Maoz 1995: plate 91 fig. 1, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
Schumacher 1888: 263 © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>
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