Excavators, including a team from @BYU, uncover the oldest known images of #Bible heroines Deborah and Jael in a mosaic in Galilee. #WomenoftheBible

Unfortunately, it appears that these images have not been released to the public yet. I am only finding photos of the mural showing Barak, a fox, and an unidentified woman so far, but I look forward to seeings these depictions of Deborah and Jael when they are released!

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First known depictions of two biblical heroines uncovered in ancient Jewish synagogue. Christianity Today, July 14, 2022

First known depictions of two biblical heroines uncovered in ancient Jewish synagogue BYU News Christie Allen, August 23, 2022

Barak and a fox portrayed in a mosiac that also features yet-to-be-released images of Jael and Deborah
Unidentified woman from the mosaic
April Young-Bennett
April Young-Bennett
April Young-Bennett is the author of the Ask a Suffragist book series and host of the Religious Feminism Podcast. Learn more about April at

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