Jewish settlement, synagogue from Second Temple era unearthed on Sea of Galilee shore

The excavation of a 2,000-year-old Jewish settlement and synagogue from the Second Temple period in Magdala, located on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, recently revealed rare and well-preserved antiquities, including a bronze incense shovel and jug.  

The dig, overseen by the Israel Antiquities Authority prior to the construction of a building there, took place in an area considered to be the crossroads of Jewish and Christian history for its historical and religious significance for both Jews and Christians.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Jewish-settlement-synagogue-from-Second-Temple-era-unearthed-on-Sea-of-Galilee-shore-450302

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