Umm el Qanatir

Umm el Kanaatir

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. Ben David, C. "Um el-Kanatir Putting Humpty Dumpty Together Again" BAR July August, 2016: 40-49.
  2. Ben David, C. , Gonen, I. and Dray, "Umm el-Qanatir -the first excavation Season" Qadmoniot 132, 2006: 110-120, (Hebrew).
  3. Dray, Y. , Gonen, I. and Ben Dvid, "The Technical aspects of Umm el-Qanatir excavation" Michmanim 20, 2007: 61-66; 24*, (Hebrew; English abstract).
  4. Kohl, H. and Watzinger, C. Antike Synagogen in Galilaea. Leipzig, 1916: 125-134.
  5. Singer, S. F. "Rising again : hi-tech tools reconstruct Umm el-Kanatir" Biblical Archaeology Review 33;6, 2007: 52-60; 86.
Photos, Plans and Links

General view looking south - Gilead Peli all rights reserved © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

General view looking south - Gilead Peli all rights reserved

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

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

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

Southern entrance - Gilead Peli all rights reserved © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Southern entrance - Gilead Peli all rights reserved

Field sketch and plan Kohl and Watzinger 1916 tafel xviii © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Field sketch and plan Kohl and Watzinger 1916 tafel xviii

Maoz 1995: plate 78, courtesy of Zvi Maoz © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Maoz 1995: plate 78, courtesy of Zvi Maoz

 Plan courtesy of Yehoshua Dray © <i> synagogues.kinneret.ac.il </i>

Plan courtesy of Yehoshua Dray

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