Mosaic detail showing head of a Greek royal figure/military commander discovered at Huqoq. Photo: Jim Haberman.

Samson in Stone: New Discoveries in the Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel's Galilee



Excavations in the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel's Galilee have brought to light the remains of a monumental 5th-century Roman synagogue paved with stunning and unique mosaics, including depictions of the biblical hero Samson. In this illustrated presentation, excavation director Jodi Magness describes these exciting finds, including new discoveries made last summer.

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