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BALF0002

Beit-Alpha, 518-527 CE. Mosaic. Calendar.

Transcription

טלאשור תאומיםסרטןארייהבתולהמאוזניםעקרבקשתגדיודליודגיםתקופת ניסןתקופת תמוזתקופת תשריתקופת טבת

Translation

Ram (Aries), Bull (Taurus), Twins (Gemini), Crab (Cancer), Lion (Leo), Virgin (Virgo), Scales (Libra), Scorpion (Scorpio), Archer (Sagittarius), Goat (Capricorn), and Bucket (Water carrier; Aquarius) and Fishes (Pisces) The season of Nisan. The season of Tammuz. The season of Tishrei. The season of Ṭevet.

Diplomatic

טלא שור תאומים סרטן ארייה בתולה מאוזנים עקרב קשת ודלי ודגים תקופת ניסן תקופת תמוז תקופת תשרי תקופת טבת

Terminus post quem:
Terminus ante quem:

Languages

Hebrew

Dimensions

H: —; W: —; D: —

Date

518 CE to 527 CE

Current location

No provenance provided.

Figures

  • figure representing a season identified by Hebrew labels in black tesserae each of the four corners of the frame

Bibliography

Source of diplomatic

  • Sukenik, E. L. “The Ancient Synagogue of Beth-Alfa.” Tarbiz א’, no. ב’ (1930): 111–45. https://www.jstor.org/stable/23580524.
    Zotero

Source of transcription

  • Sukenik, E. L. “The Ancient Synagogue of Beth-Alfa.” Tarbiz א’, no. ב’ (1930): 111–45. https://www.jstor.org/stable/23580524.
    Zotero

Source of translation

  • Sukenik, E. L. “The Ancient Synagogue of Beth-Alfa.” Tarbiz א’, no. ב’ (1930): 111–45. https://www.jstor.org/stable/23580524.
    Zotero
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