A new article by Adam Pažout, Michael Eisenberg and Gregor Staab was published in the last issue of Israel Exploration Journal. The article presents an Inscription deciphered on an unpublished milestone found on the north-eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee in the 1990’s.
Roman Roads in the Palestine Exploration Fund Survey Exploring the Holy Land – 150 Years of the Palestine Exploration Fund – David Gurevich (2019) Chaim Ben David [+] Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee Description Over 40 highways were built in the province of Iudaea/Palaestina between ca. mid 1st to mid 4th […]
A Milestone Station In The Bet Netofa Valley, And Its Place In Roman Imperial Road System In The Galilee
In 1965–1966 a pioneering survey was carried out along the incense route between Oboda and the Nabataean caravansary in Sha‘ar Ramon by Zeev Meshel and Yoram Tsafrir. They noted two segments of a wide built road, along which were 11 milestone stations – five on the Nafha Plateau (south of Oboda) and six in Makhtesh […]
Previously Unknown Stretch of 2,500-year-old Incense Route Found in Israel’s Negev Desert The path of the overland trading route from southern Arabia to Gaza was known to researchers, but they thought this 7-kilometer stretch lay elsewhere (Published by: Nir Hasson and Ruth Schuster / Haaretz / Feb 25, 2018 8:13 PM) A section of the ancient Incense Route, stretching […]
Two uninscribed milestones were found along the modern road east of the Jordan on the Golan Heights. The first milestone (IMC 697) was discovered by Boaz Gross, a Phd Archaeology student from Tel Aviv University. The second one (IMC 698) was discovered by Oren Zingenboym from the Israeli Antiquities Authority.
In an archaeological excavation that was carried out prior to the installation of a water pipeline at the initiative of the Mei Shemesh Company [Source: Israel Antiquities Authority] A wide and impressive 2,000 year old road dating to the Roman period, in an extraordinary state of preservation, was revealed last February in archaeological excavations of […]
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