Larger photo of the Sorek wine press

The Israel Antiquities Authority has provided a higher resolution photo of the Byzantine-period wine press found in the Sorek Valley. Click for a larger image.

Sorek Wine Press. Aerial view courtesy of IAA.

Sorek Wine Press. Aerial view courtesy of IAA.

Todd Bolen calls attention to an article in the Jerusalem Post with a better photo (here).  It certainly provides a better view of the octagonal collecting vat. Take a look.

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2 responses to “Larger photo of the Sorek wine press

  1. Yahoo! News has five AP pictures from the excavation at http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100215/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_israel_ancient_wine
    Clicking on the displayed picture brings one to the pictures and captions numbered 1 through 5 of 191.

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