Town From the Bible Uncovered in Israel

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British archaeologists from the University of Reading working in Israel may have discovered the town of Dalmanutha, which was referenced in the Gospel of Mark from the New Testament of the Bible.

British archaeologists from the University of Reading working in Israel may have discovered the town of Dalmanutha, which was referenced in the Gospel of Mark from the New Testament of the Bible.
What the archaeologists have found is a town that dates back over 2 thousand years, on the northwest side of the Sea of Galilee in Israel's Ginosar Valley, and they think it might be Dalmanutha.

In the New Testament of the Bible, it is written that Jesus sailed to Dalmanutha after performing his miracle of feeding 4 thousand people by multiplying only a few fish and loaves of bread into enough food for the crowd.

In a lecture at the University of Edinburgh, lead researcher Ken Dark said: “It is hard to imagine that a Roman-period coastal community of this size is nowhere mentioned in textual sources, and the site might be identified with one of the unlocated toponyms known from the Bible, perhaps the Dalmanutha of Mark 8:10.”

The remains of an ancient boat were found on the shores back in 1986, but the town itself was only recently discovered.

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