The Magdala stone: A three-dimensional model of the Temple on which the holy scrolls were placed, was found inside the synagogue.
Four miqva'ot: Purification baths fed by underground water sources are unique compared . . . — — Map (db m140979) HM
The architecture of this area allows us to distinguish two streets that separate three structures following the same symmetric layout as the rooms located west. They are constructed from local materials: the walls are made of roughly hewn basalt . . . — — Map (db m140515) HM
c. 200 BC
Magdala is established, likely through Hasmonean influence (Jewish families), during the Hellenistic period.
c. 20-60 AD
Magdala develops from a small village into a prosperous city known for fish . . . — — Map (db m140983) HM
c. 1500 AD
Between the earthquake of 363 and the crusader period, the southern part of Magdala witnesses a progressive decrease and multiple variations. It eventually becomes a small Arab village during Mamluk and . . . — — Map (db m141302) HM
This ritual space stands out due to its mosaic floor that is made of thousands of colored tesserae. A white background, framed by a black meander pattern surrounded by an orange rectangle, emphasizes the image of a rosette in the central panel, . . . — — Map (db m140534) HM
The main axis of this complex is a north-south street that divides two buildings. There are two types of contexts here: housing units in the southern area are constructed simply with blocks of basalt stone and limestone walls. To the east ands west . . . — — Map (db m140857) HM
The building has peculiar architectural elements, and the existence of groundwater was key for locating the miqwa'ot. The analysis of the architectural plan and the building system suggests that this ritual space on the outside had similar . . . — — Map (db m140867) HM
The Jewish communities of Israel in the Second Temple period used unique water installations called miqwa'ot, which enabled them to maintain ritual purity. According to the Halakhah (Jewish law), religious people should immerse into . . . — — Map (db m140973) HM
Magdala was the hometown of Mary Magdalene - one of Jesus' most faithful followers.
Luke 4:15, Matthew 4:23; 9:35; Mark 1:39 "Jesus went throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good . . . — — Map (db m140982) HM
The architectural features of this area denote a public building identified with commercial activities. A North - South street leads to the synagogue and provides the only access to spaces with an additional eastern access to another structures. . . . — — Map (db m141363) HM