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Synagogue Southeastern Corner
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View looking toward the southeastern benches that lined three of the walls of the synagogue.  The doorway is in the far left side of the image.  The columns, of course, supported the roof.

This building was originally built during King Herod's reign (37–4 BC) and was used as a stable.  It was converted into a synagogue during the Great Revolt (AD 66–73). Fragments of Ezekiel and Deuteronomy were found under the floor of the back room.  It is one of the few synagogues that date to the end of the Second Temple Period.

This image courtesy of Reinhold Buxbaum.