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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