Sunday, May 12, 2013

Archaeologists Find 1500-Year-Old Mosaic In Israel

From Haaretz:

Archaeologists working near Kibbutz Beit Kama in southern Israel have discovered a building with water channels, pipes, water pools, and a "magnificent 1,500-year-old mosaic floor".  The building was part of a village that also included a church, a water cistern, storerooms and homes.  The village "thrived  from the 4th through 6th centuries C.E.", during which the area was under Roman and then Byzantine rule.

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