Dr. Jodi Magness and stunning mosaics found at Huqoq Jodi Magness, Ph.D.
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ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORK

Huqoq is an ancient Jewish village near Migdal, the hometown of Mary Magdalene, and close to Capernaum, the center of Jesus' Galilean ministry. In June 2011, Dr. Magness began a new dig at Huqoq, which had never before been excavated.

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Biblical Archaeology Review - BAR - Scholar's Update: New Mosaics from the Huqoq Synagogue

 

THE "DIG HUQOQ" PROJECT has great potential for shedding light on the world of Jesus, the beginnings of early Christianity, and the emergence of rabbinic Judaism. If you cannot become an "on-site digger", here's how to get into the excitement.

Huqoq News - 2012 Season Revealed Spectacular Mosaics:

Hebrew or Aramaic inscription in the Huqoq mosaic flanked by female faces