26 duraparchment

Dura prayer parchment is the earliest extant archaeological evidence of Hebrew prayer from post-Temple times. Dura Europos Inscription – A variety of inscriptions can be seen in the Synagogues and they provide information about the worshippers and the Jews in Dura. The inscriptions are written in three different languages: Aramaic, Greek and Middle Persian, in keeping with the multilingual population living in and around Dura Europos. The inscriptions were painted on the ceiling tiles and on the wall paintings; graffiti was scrawled in several different places in the synagogue.