Browsing the "Byzantine" Tag

Byzantine wine presses found in Israel

December 8th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Wine presses dating back 1,500 years have been unearthed in Southern Israel. In the course of preparations for the construction


1,500-year-old Byzantine mosaic restored

October 26th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A 1,500-year-old mosaic depicting ancient street scenes which was removed for conservation from the floor of a Byzantine church has


Byzantine church found in Israel

June 22nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a large Byzantine-era church has been found during highway construction in Israel. The 16-meter-long (52 feet) church


Byzantine monastery found in Israel

September 29th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a walled compound which may have been used as a monastery has been found west of Jerusalem.


Byzantine mosaics found in Israel

April 16th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Intact mosaics have been found on the floors of a Byzantine monastery found in the Negev Desert. These tiles have