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Largest-ever Byzantine Wine Press Found in Central Israel

The largest wine press in the entire Byzantine world was discovered recently in central Israel. Archaeologists say that the gigantic wine factory could produce an astounding 2 million liters of wine per year. Located in Yavneh, an area which has...

Byzantine-Era Winepress that Depicts Greek Gods Discovered in Israel

Excavations in Zippori National Park, Israel, have revealed Byzantine-era winepresses, one of which has a mosaic depicting what appears to be a wine-drinking contest between the Greek gods Dionysus and Heracles. The site of the Zippori National Park has many...