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Christian mosaic floor unearthed in Nazareth

An early Christian mosaic floor has been uncovered at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth. The unearthed mosaic is approximately six feet below the present church level. "The mosaic floor is beautifully decorated with multiple stylized crosses and iconography," Freund said. The floor was uncovered as a result

First Jesus-era house found in Nazareth

Archaeologists on Monday have discovered the remains of the first dwelling in Nazareth that can be dated back to the time of Jesus. The dwelling and older discoveries of nearby tombs in burial caves suggest that Nazareth was an out-of-the-way hamlet of around 50 houses on a patch of about four