Discovered a Byzantine mosaic in a monastery Negev desert

A mosaic of the Byzantine period dating from the sixth century has been found among the remains of a monastery at the entrance of a Bedouin rural community in the Negev wilderness in southern Israel. It Discovered a Byzantine mosaic in a monastery Negev desert. A mosaic of the Byzantine period dating from the sixth century has been found among the remains of a monastery at the entrance of a Bedouin rural community in the Negev desert in southern Israel. The discovered by the Israel Antiquities Authority discovered, is dotted with “exceptional” color and was part of a monastery that had a length of 35 meters long by 20 wide, according to a statement from the agency. The Antiquities Authority had worked in the area near the town of for a month before discovering the remains of the mosaic, containing both common and unique artwork designs.

The monastery had inside four rooms, including a dining hall and a chapel. The prayer hall is decorated with colors traditionally associated with Christianity as red and blue, and yellow and green stones are more rare and have not been seen before in ruins along the country were also found . Particularity , various forms of crosses drawn on the ground contrary to a prohibition exerted through an imperial edict that prevented include crosses in mosaic floors to prevent the people stepped identified. Earlier this year another mosaic of a monastery belonging to the same period but smaller was found in the southwestern region of Jerusalem. However, Netanyahu and his supporters continue to insist that Jerusalem will not be divided. What they not succeed to recognize fully connected as the capital of Israel, in fact, not a unit. The subsequent effort israelizar city, building a network of Jewish neighborhoods in east Jerusalem dominated by the Palestinians failed to ensure a solid Jewish majority, largely because the Israeli middle class would not settle there.

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