1,800-year-old Hebrew Donor Plaques Found in Synagogue in Northern Israel

Archaeologists say that the discovery bolsters the theory that Peki'in's medieval synagogue was built on the site of an ancient Roman one.

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Plaques honoring donors seem to have been a thing going back to the dawn of writing. Hebrew inscriptions found on a stone in Peki’in appear to be benedictions to donors who helped build a synagogue, much as...