Friday, 12 August 2016

roman frescoes from tzippori


Rare Roman-era frescoes uncovered in GalileeTeam working at site of ancient Tzippori discover ‘monumental building’ decorated with images of exotic animals


A fresco showing a tiger's tail found in Tzippori, dating from the early second century CE (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

A team of archaeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem uncovered rare Roman frescoes at Tzippori National Park in the Galilee.

The university said Wednesday the frescoes adorned a monumental building that dates back to the start of the second century AD, and include “figurative images, floral patterns and geometric motifs.” Another fragment shows a man holding a club.

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http://www.timesofisrael.com/rare-roman-period-frescoes-uncovered-in-galilee/