Palestinians Works on a 4th Century AD St. Hilarion Monastery Archaeological Site in Central Gaza

A Palestinian works on a large mosaic at the archaeological site of the St. Hilarion Monastery, one of the largest Christian monasteries in the Middle East, in Tell Umm al-Amr close to Deir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip on Saturday, October 30, 2021. The earliest building dates back to the fourth century and is attributed to St. Hilarion, a native of the Gaza region and the father of Palestinian monasticism. Abandoned after a seventh-century earthquake and uncovered by local archaeologists in 1999, today aspires to be a world heritage site. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI

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