Thursday, February 28, 2019

Samaritan wine press and mosaic inscription excavated

SAMARITAN WATCH: Archaeologists Find Samaritan Lord’s Winepress in Central Israel. As the nearby mosaic says, in Greek: ‘Only God help the beautiful property of Master Adios, amen’ (Ruth Schuster, Haaretz). This is an exciting find. The article is also a good backgrounder on the Samaritans.

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