July 24, 20111
The epigrapher for the excavation, Adam Łajtar from Warsaw, reads the inscription εἴσελθε ἐπʼ ἀγαθῷ. In English, “Enter for good.” It is a greeting to the visitor upon entering the house.
July 20, 20110
The entrance inscription for the garden has now been cleaned. In addition to the text previously announced, one can now see a leaf and stem below the welcoming words.
Thanks to Jackie and Anna who spent the day in the tedious work of revealing the inscription so that it might be seen by human eyes for the first time in 1262 years.
April 9, 20110
If you cannot come to our site at Hippos/Sussita, you can visit us virtually. We have just posted a new Virtual Tour. You can view it here, or click the “Tour” item on the top menu bar. By clicking on the cameras on the map, you can view panoramas from each location.