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Ruins of the fish storage tank at Kursi, framed by (across the lake) the Sea of Galilee's western coast. Photographed by Mendel Nun.A section of the mosaic floor in the 5th-6th-century church at Kursi. The animal depicted in the mosaic, defaced by Moslems in the 8th century, may be the representation of a pig—notice the cloven hind feet. If so, the pig probably commemorates the miracle that Byzantine Christians believed occurred here.The perfectly chiseled outer edge of a huge limestone foundation stone at the southwestern corner of Kursi's massive breakwater. Notice the stones that have fallen from the original wall. Photographed by Janet Frankovic.This Roman milestone once sat upright beside the coastal road that passed Kursi.

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