Beth Shean

Other Name: Beit Shean
Religion: Samaritan

Archaeological Evidences

Period: Late Roman and/or Byzantine
Excavation: Excavated
Excavators: Nehemya Zori (1962)
Main Finds: Samaritan. Columns, benches and apse. Mosaic with menorah and other ritual objects. Greek and Samaritan inscriptions.
Inscriptions: Greek (Roth-Gerson 1987: 33, Zori 1967: 157-159) ; Samaritian (Naveh 1981)
Mosaics: yes
Site Condition: Inside open field.
Mosaic Zori 1967: plate 29.5, courtesy of the Israel Exploration Society

Geographic Details

Geographical Region: Beth Shean Valley
71, בית שאן, ישראל
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