Byzantine-Period Mosaic Map of Ancient Egyptian City Uncovered in Israel

A multi-colored mosaic map that outlines the ancient Egyptian city of Chortaso (also known as Qartassa or Kartasa) has been uncovered in Kiryat Gat in the Southern District of Israel. The 6th-century CE mosaic shows streets and buildings arranged like a map. According to Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists Dr Saar Ganor and Dr Rina Avner, [...] —> Read More