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Scenes from a 4th century monastery in Gaza(8 images)

Archaeologists work at the St. Hilarion Monastery, a 4th century AD archaeological site and 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 October 30, 2021. Here's a look at the site that aspires to be a world heritage site.

A worker wipes a large mosaic at the archaeological site of the St. Hilarion Monastery in Tell Umm al-Amr on October 30. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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St. Hilarion Monastery is one of the largest Christian monasteries in the Middle East. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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Palestinians work at the archaeological site. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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French archaeologist Ray Alter works at the site. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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