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Abstract~The town was founded circa 1st-2nd centuries AD. Most of the traces date from the Mishna and Talmud period (3rd-4th centuries AD). In the 5th or 6th century many improvements and changes took place in the synagogue, as well as in other structures. Seen at the site are the synagogue, houses, ritual baths and an olive press. The community existed until the beginning of the 20th century.
DateEstablished circa 1st-2nd centuries AD; most of the remains are from the 3rd-4th centuries AD; the settlement underwent many renovations in the 5th-6th centuries AD; a community existed there until the beginning of the 20th century
TypeArchitecture and City Planning
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