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Excavations of Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee

February 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

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Monday, February 15 | 7:30-9:00pm

UNC Genome Science Building, G100 Auditorium

UNC-CH

Jodi Magness, a Kenan Distinguished Professor at UNC, has been directing excavations in the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee since 2011. The excavations have brought to light the remains of a monumental Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue building paved with stunning and unique mosaics, including depictions of the biblical hero Samson. In this slide-illustrated lecture, Professor Magness will share these exciting finds, including the discoveries made in the summer 2015 season. Eli N. Evans Distinguished Lecture in Jewish Studies II. For more information, please email ccjs@unc.edu.

 

Sponsored by: Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

Details

Date:
February 15, 2016
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free