Discoveries at Magdala

Discoveries at Magdala (HM2LS4)

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N 32° 49.59', W 35° 30.86'

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Magdala is a place of many treasures

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The Magdala stone: A three-dimensional model of the Temple on which the holy scrolls were placed, was found inside the synagogue.

Four miqva'ot: Purification baths fed by underground water sources are unique compared to other ritual baths in Israel.

A synagogue: As of 2016, Magdala has the only extant 1st century AD synagogue excavated in the Galilee area.

Marketplace: A complex of more than 20 shops shows evidence of the fish industry.

A fishermen's Village House: bread ovens, grain grinding stones, cooking pottery, fisherman's weights, hooks and net.

Port: Used in the Great Revolt of 67.

As of 2016 over 3000 coins have been discovered on site, in addition to stone and bone dice, chalk stone vessels, a bronze incense shovel, a ceramic jar, a bronze jar, a Roman sword.
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Date Added Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 8:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)25S E 264631 N 3634853
Decimal Degrees32.82650000, -35.51433333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 49.59', W 35° 30.86'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 49' 35.4" N, 35° 30' 51.6" W
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