Thursday, July 15, 2010

Tiberias' recent excavation


It is always great to be one of the first visitors of a recently discovered antiquity, like the one I found today. Just walking along the Sea of Galilee, I saw an excavation up on the hill. Although the premises is still completely sealed of for the general public, I could convince the diggers to let me make some pictures.
The work started two years ago, and a full fledged theater has been brought to light. It was constructed during the first century AD and enlarged during the second. It could host about 7.000 visitors. More information can be found here. More of my pictures can be seen here!

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