If you haven’t heard of Magdala, it’s where you can find out about the unearthing of an ancient fishing port on the edge of the Kinneret and a first-century synagogue, one of only seven synagogues in the world from this period of time.This is a nice overview of the fascinating discoveries at this site.
By the way, Richard Bauckham is editing a new book on Magdala and the ancient Galilean fishing industry, which is coming out soon. I will keep you posted as more information becomes available.
For many past PaleoJudaica posts on the discoveries at Magdala, start here and follow the links.
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