Japhia

Religion: Jewish

Archaeological Evidences

Period: Late Roman and/or Byzantine
Excavation: Excavated
Excavators: Eliezer Sukenik (1950)
Main Finds: Columns, ornamental architecture and mosaic with part of zodiac.
Characters: Menorah, Bird of Prey, Mosaic, Zodiac
Inscriptions: Hebrew (Naveh 1978: 69-70)
Mosaics: yes
Site Condition: Inside private courtyard. Some remains can be seen from outside.

Geographic Details

Geographical Region: Lower Galilee
305 20-34, יפיע, ישראל
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