Archaeology


Kursi

Early Pilgrimage Site Marks “Swine Miracle”

“The Kursi Excavation is located at the mouth of the Nahal Samakh also known as Wadi es-Samak. Located on the eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee, the area commemorates the Miracle of the Swine performed by Yeshua…” »more

“Excavators at Kursi, on the eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee, believe the site may have been the earliest pilgrimage destination for Christians visiting the Holy Land. They have also recently found evidence that Christian pilgrims were slaughtered there in 614 A.D. by the invading Persian army…” (Biblical Archaeology Review article) »more

Click here to read my journal (incomplete) from the Kursi Dig.

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