Friday, September 04, 2020

The Usha excavation

ARCHAEOLOGY: The rich history of Usha – an ancient city now in ruins - Anat Harrel (ILTV).

The city of Usha in the Galilee was a critical center of the rabbinic movement in the late second century CE, a generation or two before the consolidation of the Mishnah.

This video explores the excavation's olive press and wine press from this period, each of which was associated with its own ritual bathing pool (mikveh).

Last year I noted a discovery from the Usha excavation.

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