Incredibly well-preserved remains of a 1,500-year-old Christian mosaic are uncovered in the ruins of an ancient monastery in Israel



An immaculately preserved mosaic created by Christians living in Israel 1,500 years ago has been uncovered by archaeologists.
The tessellated tile work features a four line inscription in Greek, commemorating the builder of the monastery in which it was found.
It also includes the date of its construction according to the Georgian calendar, the first evidence of its use in Israel, which corresponds with 539 AD.
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24 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 48
Source: Daily Mail
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