BYU team unearths significant discoveries in Galilee

A BYU professor and a recent BYU graduate helped uncover a unique pair of mosaics at a synagogue excavation in Galilee.

The mosaics decorate the floor of a fifth-century synagogue in the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel’s Lower Galilee. One of these mosaics depicts Samson carrying the gates of Gaza, and it comes one year after a separate Samson mosaic was uncovered at the same location.

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