[b-hebrew] Ancient Canaanite City, Jewish town found
leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Mon Aug 30 01:27:13 EDT 2004
I'll try to write up a report for the list.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Patrina" <patrina at bestmail.us>
To: "Yigal Levin" <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il>
Sent: Monday, August 30, 2004 12:48 AM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Ancient Canaanite City, Jewish town found
> Yigal, I wish I could be there! I'd be interested to know what artifacts
> they found to date the sites, and what influences any of the artifacts
> depict from foreign elements.
> On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 08:50:32 +0200, "Yigal Levin"
> <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il> said:
> > The excavators are having a guided tour of both sites for the interested
> > public on Sept. 6 at 4 pm. I plan to be there - you're all invited!
> > Yigal
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Shoshanna Walker" <rosewalk at concentric.net>
> > To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
> > Sent: Sunday, August 29, 2004 3:34 AM
> > Subject: [b-hebrew] Ancient Canaanite City, Jewish town found
> > > FROM: ICEJ News, August 26
> > >
> > >
> > > ARCHEOLOGISTS UNCOVER ANCIENT CANAANITE CITY, JEWISH TOWN - Israeli
> > > archeologists have uncovered a 5,000-year-old Canaanite city and a
> > > 2,000-year-old Jewish village from the Second Temple period alongside
> > > each other in the Modi'in area near the present-day Israeli
> > > green-line town of Shoham. The Jewish town existed from about 100 BCE
> > > to 135 CE, until the Bar Kochba revolt, archeologist Dr. David Amit
> > > told The Jerusalem Post. Excavations have uncovered a 2,000-year-old
> > > street, ancient Jewish coins, wine presses, and a mikve (Jewish
> > > ritual bath).
> patrina at bestmail.us
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