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Mosaic floor dating to Byzantine era found in Gaza(7 images)

A mosaic floor that dates back to the Byzantine era has been discovered by farmers in the central Gaza Strip. The mosaic, shown on September 21, 2022, will be protected, with an excavation project planned.

Ahmad al-Nabahin, 16, cleans a mosaic floor he discovered at his farm, which dates back to the Byzantine era, according to officials in the Al-Bureij camp in the central Gaza Strip on September 21, 2022. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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A closer look shows animal designs on the mosaic floor. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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The full mosaic floor. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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Ahmad al-Nabahin continues to clean. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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