Object name:
Mosaic of Rehob


Added by:
Thomas Bergen

Add date:
2020-12-08 11:38

Object description

The Mosaic of Reḥob, also known as the Tel Rehov inscription and Baraita of the Boundaries, is a late 3rd–6th century CE mosaic discovered in 1973, inlaid in the floor of the foyer or narthex of an ancient synagogue near Tel Rehov, 4.5 kilometers south of Beit She'an and about 6.5 kilometres west of the Jordan River, containing the longest written text hitherto discovered in any mosaic in the Land of Israel, and also the oldest known Talmudic text.

Mosaic of Rehob
Mosaic of Rehob

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