MODERN ERA - 1948 Onwards

2017 Excavation

Pillar emerging from the ground at Kursi Beach

2016 Excavation

Bubbles from spring in round structure; two layers of construction, foundation and above water (Photos: Michal Artzy)

Round structure in Area C was explored (Photos: Michal Artzy)

2015 Excavation

KURSI BEACH EXCAVATION

THE INSCRIPTION WAS FOUND

BRITISH MANDATE 1917 - 1948

Hellenic Period - 323BC - 31BC

The Hellenistic period covers the period of Mediterranean history between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and the emergence of the Roman Empire as signified by the Battle of Actium in 31 BC and the subsequent conquest of Ptolemaic Egypt the following year. The Ancient Greek word Hellas (Ἑλλάς, Ellás) is the original word for Greece, which the word Hellenistic was derived from.

Building of the Harbour

The Harbour at Kursi Beach was probably built around ???