Only one other site, Herod’s palace at Herodium, has yielded similar images predating the ones found at Zippori.Such finds are rare during this period because Jews typically did not produce figurative art to avoid breaking the second commandment prohibiting graven images. is proof that there were advanced civilizations long before the Egyptians and Sumerians.Underwater pyramids that could only have been built when the sea level was much much lower.“I don’t know if Jews built it, but we have no indication that the [Jewish] population was replaced.There are ritual baths and stone vessels indicating the presence of a Jewish community alongside a pagan one,” Weiss said. Apparently the inhabitants internalized the idea that one can live with the Roman world quietly and there is nothing bad about bathhouses and colonnaded streets,” he added.
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Seven synagogues dating from the Second Temple period, but predating its destruction, have been discovered so far in this country.
The eighth, and the first in a rural setting, was discovered last week by the Kinneret College excavation at Tel Rechesh, a site near Mount Tabor in the lower Galilee.
Thus, while Jerusalem lay in ruins, Zippori flourished with colonnaded streets and monumental structures, where a mixed population of Jews and pagans lived.
One of the largest public structures from this period was uncovered in this summer’s excavation, led by Prof.