hippos (sussita) excavations Project
The ancient city of Hippos (Sussita) of the Decapolis is located on a hill, 2 km. east of the Sea of Galilee. It is one of the most exciting ancient cities of the Holy Land, continuously excavated by our team for over 20 years.
2023 Excavation Season
The 2023 summer excavation season will announced soon.
M. Eisenberg, The Basilica of Hippos of the Decapolis and a Corpus of the Regional Basilicae, In A. Dell’Acqua and O. Peleg-Barkat (eds), The Basilica in Roman Palestine, Adoption and Adaptation Processes, in Light of Comparanda in Italy and North Africa, Edizioni Quasar, Italy, 2021: 153–184.
A. Pažout and M. Eisenberg, The Territory of Hippos: Its Settlement Dynamics and Development from the Hellenistic to the Late Roman Period as Seen through Spatial Analytical Methods, Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 38, 2021: 1–15.
M. Eisenberg, A Visitor's Guide to Ancient Hippos, Haifa 2021.
M. Eisenberg, Hippos (Sussita) of the Decapolis: The First Twelve Seasons of Excavations (2000-2011), Volume II, Haifa 2018.