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This profile was last updated on 3/26/10  and contains information from public web pages.

Dr. Dina Avshalom-Gorni

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Background

Employment History

  • Excavation Director
    Israel Antiquities Authority
  • Archeologist
    Israel Antiquities Authority
  • Archaeologist
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Legacy Church Community Central » News
legacykona.com, 26 Mar 2010 [cached]
When Dina Avshalom-Gorni, an archeologist for the Israel Antiquities Authority knew they uncovered a first century synagogue recently she knew she had come across some special. She told us, "I thought to myself, Dina, are you telling me that you are standing in a synagogue of the first century A.D.? I can’t believe it.â€
When Professor Gershon Galil of Haifa University in the past few weeks deciphered an inscription from the tenth century BC, he too knew he had his hands on something special, the oldest Hebrew text ever discovered.
The historic synagogue was discovered in ...
allaroundisrael.com [cached]
The historic synagogue was discovered in 2009 during a salvage dig conducted by Dr. Dina Avshalom-Gorni of the Israel Antiquities Authority at the location of a new hotel at Migdal Beach, the site of ancient Magdala.[1] Magdala was a fishing town that was mentioned in Jewish documents of the period as a major site during the First Jewish-Roman War (66CE-73CE) at the time of the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE and is also mentioned in Christian texts as the home community of Mary Magdalene.[2]
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Dr. Avshalom-Gorni called the discovery "an exciting and unique find.
New Evidence | International Society for Women in Apologetics
womeninapologetics.com [cached]
Also, a square stone featuring sides adorned with reliefs and engraved with a seven-branched menorah was discovered in the hall atop a pedestal with a triangular base. 'This is the first time a menorah decoration was discovered from the Second Temple Period,' says Dina Avshalom-Gorni, Excavation Director, Israel Antiquities Authority, 'And the synagogue that was uncovered joins just six other synagogues in the world that are known to date to the Second Temple Period.' The location of the synagogue, Migdal, is mentioned in ancient Hebrew text as playing an important role during the Great Revolt and serving as the main base of Josephus Flavus, commander of the rebellion in the Galilee.
Second Beit haMikdash Era Synagogue Discovered
www.toratropical.com, 1 Oct 2009 [cached]
The excavations were directed by archaeologists Dina Avshalom-Gorni and Arfan Najar of the Israel Antiquities Authority.
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The excavations were directed by archaeologists Dina Avshalom-Gorni and Arfan Najar of the Israel Antiquities Authority.
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According to the excavation director, Dina Avshalom-Gorni of the Israel Antiquities Authority, "We are dealing with an exciting and unique find.
YYZ Travel Agency -
www.yyztravel.com, 3 Oct 2009 [cached]
"This is the first time a menorah decoration was discovered from the Second Temple Period," says Dina Avshalom-Gorni, Excavation Director, Israel Antiquities Authority, "And the synagogue that was uncovered joins just six other synagogues in the world that are known to date to the Second Temple Period."
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