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Excavations at Capharnaum 2000

Archaeological works were conducted in Capharnaum during the months of September and October 2000 under the direction of Fr. Stanislao Loffreda and with the assistance of Fr. Stefano De Luca and Flavia Sepich. The excavation area was located on the east side of the new Memorial Church of St. Peter (Area no. 3 and 4).

From May 15th to June 19th the old remains of area 5 on the north side of the synagogue were restored.






  1. Areas 3, 4 on the east side of the main street. Looking south-east.
  2. Fr. Stanislao Loffreda and Flavia Sepich at work.
  3. Fr. Stefano De Luca making the plan of the excavated areas.
  4. View (looking south) of private houses on the east side of the main street, flanking the ancient Synagogue and the new Memorial upon the House of Peter.

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