Kokhav HaYarden

Religion: Jewish

Archaeological Evidences

Period: Late Roman and/or Byzantine
Excavation: Unexcavated
Selected Surveyors: Meir Ben Dov (1966), from the Crusader fortress excavation.
Main Finds: Lintel with menorah, inscription and architectural fragments. Some of the latter are in the fortress and some at En HaYadid.
Characters: Menorah, Aramaic Inscription
Inscriptions: Aramaic (Naveh 1978: 70-72)
Site Condition: Kochav Hayarden-Inside national park. En Hayadid-accessible. The menorah is in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.
Site Editors Note: The finds from the crusader fortress that belonged to a synagogue may have come from the ancient village at Ein HaYadid about 500 meters south east of the fortress.

Geographic Details

Geographical Region: Lower Galilee
Unnamed Road, Israel
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