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Samson in Stone: New Discoveries in the Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee

March 12, 2016 - Conferences and seminars, Events, Exhibitions, Fieldwork & research
Samson in Stone: New Discoveries in the Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee

Lecture by

at The Getty Villa
Date: Sunday, April 3, 2016
Time: 3:00 p.m.

Excavations in the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee have brought to light the remains of a monumental 5th-century Roman synagogue paved with stunning and unique mosaics, including depictions of the biblical hero Samson. In this illustrated presentation, excavation director Jodi Magness describes these exciting finds, including new discoveries made last summer.

This lecture complements the exhibition Roman Mosaics across the Empire, on view March 30 through September 12, 2016.

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