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Petra Byzantine church mosaic floor, and centuries. First built over Nabataean and Roman remains around 450 AD. It may have been a major and cathedral, which is intriguing given the other evidence of Petra’s decline after a 363 AD earthquake.

The Nativity Church in Bethlehem built over the grotto where Jesus was born.

The Nativity Church in Bethlehem built over the grotto where Jesus was born On the ceilings hang Chandeliers and on the walls are fragments of mosaic. This building is the oldest standing church in the Holy Land

Mosaic Floor, Ruins of Petra, Jordan.

Petra Church – Mosaic Floors – Petra, Jordan

The synagogue was found in the northern part of Zippori. These mosaics are different than the other mosaics that have been found in Zippori. Built during the first half of the 5th c. C.E. the most significant remnant of the synagogue is the "long carpet" of its mosaic floor with depictions of a zodiac and common Jewish symbols like the Holy Ark with a seven-branched Menorah on either of its sides, and also biblical scenes, including tabernacle/temple depictions of the binding of Isaac.

Mosaic Pavements of Roman and Byzantine Zippori - Sepphoris

Title: Floor mosaic (from the synagogue at Hammath Tiberias, Israel) Artist: Anonymous Culture: Early Jewish Date: 4th C. CE Early Jewish

Title: Floor mosaic (from the synagogue at Hammath Tiberias, Israel) Artist: Anonymous Culture: Early Jewish Date: C.

The Sepphoris Expedition, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Photo by Gabi Laron Four banqueters recline at a semicircular platform or stibadium, attended by three servants (one tending a water heater, far right), in this mosaic from the floor of a third-century C.E. Roman house in Sepphoris, Israel.

The Sepphoris Expedition, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Photo by Gabi Laron Four banqueters recline at a semicircular platform or stibadium, attended by three servants (one tending a water heater, far right), in this mosaic from the floor of a third-century C.E. Roman house in Sepphoris, Israel.

The amazing mosaic floor in the synagogue ruins of Beit Alfa is one of the major archaeological finds in Israel. The very well kept floor depicts the Binding of Isaac, the Ark and the zodiac, among others, and dates back all the way to the 5th Century.

Wheel of the zodiac: This century mosaic pavement in a synagogue incorporates Greek-Byzantine elements, Beit Alpha, Israel.

Ancient Mosaic from the Church of the Loaves & Fishes on the Sea of Galilee

Day our own mosaic.Ancient mosaic inside the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and the Fishes, Tabgha, Israel by Doin Oakenhelm, via ShutterStock

Jesus 'miracle church': Jewish extremist found guilty of arson https://tmbw.news/jesus-miracle-church-jewish-extremist-found-guilty-of-arson  A Jewish extremist has been convicted of setting fire to a church in Israel which Christians believe is built at the site of one of Jesus' miracles.Yinon Reuveni set light to the Roman Catholic church at Tabgha, on the Sea of Galilee, in 2015, the court found.It is said to be where Jesus performed the miracle of the loaves and fishes, also known as the…

Jesus 'miracle church': Jewish extremist found guilty of arson https://tmbw.news/jesus-miracle-church-jewish-extremist-found-guilty-of-arson A Jewish extremist has been convicted of setting fire to a church in Israel which Christians believe is built at the site of one of Jesus' miracles.Yinon Reuveni set light to the Roman Catholic church at Tabgha, on the Sea of Galilee, in 2015, the court found.It is said to be where Jesus performed the miracle of the loaves and fishes, also known as the…

The Madaba Map, a floor mosaic, dates to the 6th century CE and is one of the oldest maps of the Middle East. This detail shows Jerusalem.

A section of the Madaba Map which is part of a floor mosaic in the early Byzantine church of Saint George at Madaba, Jordan. It is the oldest surviving original cartographic depiction of the Holy Land and especially Jerusalem. It dates to the century AD.

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Museum of Israel at Jerusalem: synagogue mosaic floor depicting a Torah shrine (a repository for the Torah, the Jewish Holy Books) as a temple façade

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered an 1800-year-old bathing pool used by the Roman Tenth Legion and dating from the second and third centuries AD in the old Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem known by the Romans as Aelia Capitolina.

*JERUSALEM ~ Israeli archaeologists have uncovered an bathing pool used by the Roman Tenth Legion and dating from the second and third centuries AD in the old Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem known by the Romans as Aelia Capitolina.

Masada Mosaic - #Israel. #archaeology

Ancient Western Palace mosaic floor at Masada, Israel

I tripped (my protagonist, archaeologist Grace Madison, isn't the only clumsy one) over a rug corner in a lower chapel of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, and discovered this amazing mosaic floor. To continue the adventure, check out  When Camels Fly (www.amazon.com/...) and The Brothers' Keepers (www.amazon.com/...).

I tripped (my protagonist, archaeologist Grace Madison, isn't the only clumsy one) over a rug corner in a lower chapel of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem, and discovered this amazing mosaic floor. To continue the adventure, check out When Camels Fly (www.amazon.com/...) and The Brothers' Keepers (www.amazon.com/...).

Hanuka, the Jewish holiday of light : Ancient Menorahs : Hebrew inscription, shalom al yisrael, "peace upon Israel." This synagogue in Jericho, was in use from the 6th to the 8th centuries A.D.

The shofar is mentioned frequently in the Bible, most famously in the Book of Joshua , but one of the earliest depictions we have also comes from Jericho: a century synagogue mosaic floor.

Mosaic of ancient Byzantine Church -

Archeologists have uncovered a 5th-century church in Hirbet Madras in central Israel. The Byzantine-style church, which was built near the prophet Zechariah’s tomb, had eight marble columns imported from what is now Turkey. The floor of the church, which was in use until the 7th century, is “one of the most beautiful mosaics to be uncovered in Israel in recent years,” according to an official of the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Israeli archaeologists presented a newly uncovered church in the Judean hills on Wednesday, including an unusually well-preserved mosaic floor with images of lions, foxes, fish & peacocks