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Arch of the Hurva Synagogue


Arch of the Hurva Synagogue

Byzantine arch found by Hillel Geva in 2006.

The diggers also found a small weapons arsenal, where defenders of the Jewish quarter stashed mortar shells and grenades during the Independence War.

“Byzantine arch found at renovated J’lem Synagogue,” Haaretz, November 29, 2006.

Israel Antiquities Authority

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