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Capernaum Synagogue Foundation
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Looking north along the western wall of the synagogue. Note the pilasters (partial columns) attached to the wall.  The white outer west wall of the fourth (but more probably fifth/sixth) century synagogue is clearly visible.

Underneath the upper white synagogue, is the black basalt foundation of an earlier building.   This lower structure was similar in size but was built on a slightly different orientation. The excavators believe that this is the black basalt foundation of the synagogue that existed in Capernaum in the days of Jesus.

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