The Pilgrimage: Israel Part Eight

Among the other interesting features of Nazareth Village is the watchtower, where a villager would watch to protect the town from predators both human and animal

There is also a cave tomb to be seen here…

In the back of the tomb are niches, where ossuaries, or bone boxes, could be placed.

There are traditional trades to be viewed, such as wood-working, and dying of cloth. Of course the word tekton, means a craftsman, and it can be in stone or wood. No guarantee Jesus was a carpenter. He might have been a stone mason or both.

The production of spices was important, and not just for food. It was also used to wrap in the winding sheets of the dead as well.

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