Magnificent 10th century fountain uncovered in central Israel
Find shows extent of the town's strength and wealth a thousand years ago.
Archaeological salvation excavations carried out by the National Roads Company prior to road work near Ramle have uncovered the farm of a wealthy family from the Fatimid era, between the late 10th century and early 11th century. The excavations, led by Hagit Turga, discovered to the west of the farm the remains of a mosaic fountain covered with stone boards.
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