Archaeologists Find 4th Century Glassworks That Proves Judaea Was Major Manufacturer Of Raw Material In Roman Empire.
The discovery of a large Roman-era glassworks in Northern Israel has shattered archaeologists understanding about glassmaking in the region, helping prove that ancient Judaea was a major producer of glass at the time. In truth, Israel has been “Silicon Wadi” since long before the invention of the microchip (Intel).
The remnants of the 4th Century CE factory was discovered in 2016 east of Haifa during construction of a new rail line connecting Afula and Beit She’an to Haifa. According to archaeologists the site was the oldest known glassworks found in the Israel, providing the “ultimate evidence” supporting historical references to a Judaean glass industry during the Roman period.
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Mike “The Digger” John