Umm el Qanatir

Other Name: Umm el Kanaatir, Ein Kshatot
Religion: Jewish

Archaeological Evidences

Period: Late Roman and/or Byzantine
Excavation: Excavated
Excavators: Henrich Kohl and Carl Watzinger (1906), Chaim Ben David, Ilana Gonen and Yehoshua Dray (2003-2015)
Main Finds: Most of the building stones in situ, major stone ornament fragments of the Torah Shrine were found and rebuilt
Characters: Menorah, Lion, Aramaic Inscription, Doric (Roman) Capital
, Stone Floor
Inscriptions: Aramaic – mentioning personal name
Site Condition: Site and Visitors’ Center is open to the public. Paid entrance. Adult 25 NIS, child: 15 NIS
Aerial photo, courtesy of Abraham Graicer all rights reserved to Abraham Graicer

Geographic Details

Geographical Region: Golan

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