Archaeologists discover 2000 yr-old Byzantine wine press & Church

Archaeologists for the Israel Antiquities Authority found the remains of an ancient community, most likely Christian, during the construction of an events hall near the Hamei Yoav hot springs.

By Yori Yalon & Israel Hayom Staff

 

The remains of an ancient Byzantine community, including a well-preserved wine press, were recently discovered by the Israel Antiquities Authority near the Hamei Yoav hot springs in southern Israel. The discovery was made during excavations for the construction of an events hall.

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