Farmer finds Byzantine mosaic on his land


A farmer discovered an ornate floor mosaic dating back to the Byzantine era while he was planting an olive tree on his land in Gaza Strip.

Farmer Salman Al Nabahin said he was digging in the ground when he discovered the remains of a mosaic with inscriptions depicting colorful animals and birds.

Specialists said that the mosaic is one of the most important archaeological treasures discovered in the Gaza Strip.


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