Mamshit is the modern Hebrew name for ancient Mempsis, a Nabatean to Byzantine periods road station between ancient Beer-Sheva and Hazeva.
The site was excavated by prof. Avraham Negev, and later partly restored.
It’s finds inlcude two ancient churches, manor houses, some with frescoes, a market street, a bath house, and three dams. Since 2005 the site is listed as a World heritage sites by UNESCO.
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Points of Interest in the Area
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