12.07.2011 10.Tammus, 5771
Shabbat boundary rock with Hebrew etching discovered
Inscription, discovered by chance by visitor in Lower Galilee, appears to date from the Roman or Byzantine period.
An ancient rock inscription of the word “Shabbat” was uncovered near Lake Kinneret this week – the first and only discovery of a stone Shabbat boundary in Hebrew.
The etching in the Lower Galilee community of Timrat appears to date from the Roman or Byzantine period….