Umm el Qanatir

Umm el Kanaatir

Geographic Details

Golan

32.850037740011096     35.737924575805664     Open the map in a new window

More Geographic Info: www.latlong.net/c/?lat=32.850037740011096&long=35.737924575805664

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

Want to be Notified of News and Updates?
Signup today and receive free updates straight in your inbox. We will never share or sell your email address.

Comments are closed