Archaeologists discover 1500-year-ago floor mosaics in Israel
                     English.news.cn | 2014-01-23 10:05:39 | Editor: Shen Qing

Israeli archaeologists excavate 1,500-year-old floor mosaics in a newly-discovered basilica in Moshav Aluma, southern Israel, on Jan. 22, 2014.

Israeli archaeologists excavate 1,500-year-old floor mosaics in a newly-discovered basilica in Moshav Aluma, southern Israel, on Jan. 22, 2014. Israeli archaeologists unearthed one of the biggest basilica, which is a 1,500-year-old church dating back to the Byzantine era in the south of the country, a leading archaeologist told Xinhua on Wednesday. The structure was unearthed during a salvage excavation in Moshav Aluma in southern Israel. The church's floor is covered with mosaics and inscriptions in Greek, which researchers believe are the names of the donors. (Xinhua)

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