1,500-Year-Old Church Uncovered In Israel
- 1,500-Year-Old Church Uncovered In Israel
02 February 2011, Hirbet Madras, Israel — Israeli archaeologists presented a newly uncovered 1,500-year-old church in the Judean hills on Wednesday, including an unusually well-preserved mosaic floor with images of lions, foxes, fish and peacocks.
The Byzantine church located southwest of Jerusalem, excavated over the last two months, will be visible only for another week before archaeologists cover it again with soil for its own protection.
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