The archeological discovery from 2009 was found at the site of the Migdal area in the Sea of Galilee where this stone with a seven branch Menorah belongs to the Second Temple Area, around the year 100 BCE.
'The Bodmer Papyrus' (Millennium Gate Museum, Atlanta, GA) * The oldest surviving manuscript of the Lord's Prayer, with fragments from the Gospels of Luke and John. Written in Egypt in Alexandrian-style text. It was donated to the Vatican Library in March
The synagogue, dated to the Temple period - is one of the oldest ever found, and was unearthed at Migdal, Israel. Archaeologists were particularly excited by the discovery of a large carved stone depicting the menorah -- a seven-branched
*JERUSALEM ~ Israeli archaeologists have uncovered an bathing pool used by the Roman Tenth Legion and dating from the second and third centuries AD in the old Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem known by the Romans as Aelia Capitolina.