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Wine Cisterns

The Jewish Community of Hebron
May 29, 2006

Wine Cisterns
1,500 - 1,700 years old


Beginning of duct, from which wine flowed into the cisterns.

Left: Duct leading into cistern
Center: Duct leading into cistern.  Waste gathered in hole in floor.
Note mosaic stone floor.
Right: Entrance from duct into cistern.

two openings from two different time periods.


Stairs leading into cistern - note stone mosaic floor.

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