Breaking News - New Finds in Magdala
 
Today, the Franciscans in Jerusalem published a preliminary report on their latest discoveries in Magdala. They got a special permission by the IAA to dig a new area of 500 square meters. It took them 6 months to clean out the ground from trees and plants. Under the direction of Michele Piccirillo, archaeologists unearthed amazing remains: coins, pottery, working tools, parts of builings and streets.













































































The full report along with 30 amazing shots can be read here.http://www.custodia.org/spip.php?article2305&artsuite=0shapeimage_2_link_0
martedì 12 febbraio 2008
Stones emerging from ground Franciscans believe this might be Magdala “decumanus” 18 ancient coins were found Working to clean a pool for ritual baths (left), and (above) an ariballos with remains of a mixture of a perfumed balm
 

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