Ancient oil press unearthed in Rosh Ha-Ayin(10 images)

A newly discovered 1,500-year-old Byzantine monastery from 500 CE was unearthed by the Israeli Antiquities Authority in Rosh Ha-Ayin, near Tel Aviv, Israel in 2015. Archeologists discovered the monastery while inspecting a new building site.

Israeli archeologist Amit Shadman stands near an ancient oil press in the compound of a newly discovered 1,500-year-old Byzantine monastery from 500 CE, unearthed by the Israeli Antiquities Authority in Rosh Ha-Ayin, near Tel Aviv, Israel, December 30, 2015. The monastery housed a church, an oil press, residential quarters for about 30 people and stables. Photo by Debbie Hill/ UPI | License Photo
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