Israel Uncovers Possible Medieval Synagogue

Live Science reports: A medieval building that may have been used as a synagogue has been uncovered at the site of Huqoq, a village near the Sea of Galilee in Israel.

Constructed during the 12th to 13thcenturies, the building is located on top of the ruins of a fifth-century Roman synagogue known to contain fantastic mosaics, including one depicting the story of Noah’s Ark.

The medieval builders put to use some of the remains from the fifth-century synagogue.

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