Rare Noah’s Ark Mosaic Uncovered in Ancient Synagogue in Israel – #GoXplrr

Mosaics depicting prominent Bible scenes were uncovered during annual excavations of an ancient synagogue in Israel’s Lower Galilee.During the excavation in June, archaeologists found two new panels of a mosaic floor in a Late Roman (fifth-century) synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village. One panel showed Noah’s ark with pairs of animals, such as lions, leopards and bears.

The other panel depicted soldiers being swallowed by large fish, surrounded by overturned chariots in the parting of the Red Sea.Such images are extremely rare for the time period, according to excavation director Jodi Magness, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, whose work was funded by the National Geographic Society. READ FULL STORY BELOW:

Source: Rare Noah’s Ark Mosaic Uncovered in Ancient Synagogue in Israel

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