Alexander the Great Mosaic Unearthed in Israel – artnet News

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Researchers believe the mosaic depicts Alexander the Great. Photo: Jim Haberman via The Daily Mail

Researchers believe the mosaic depicts Alexander the Great.
Photo: Courtesy of Jim Haberman via Daily Mail.

An intricate mosaic depicting Alexander the Great meeting a Jewish high priest was uncovered in a 5th-century synagogue at the archeological site in the ancient village of Huqoq.

An extremely rare find, the mosaic is significant because it is the first non-biblical scene discovered in an ancient synagogue.

The colorful floor-piece shows a meeting of two men and also depicts several…

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