Vertical tabsMonastery name, type, categorySite Name: Ḥorvat Midras (in Galilee)Monastery name: Monastery (?)Monastery type: CenobiumMonastery category: Isolated in the countryside LocationCoordinates, ITM system: 226,208.00758,020.00 Coordinates, ICS system: 176,264.00258,150.00 Geographical region: Western GalileeProvincial affiliation: Palaestina IIBishopric: SepphorisTopographical location: HillDistance from nearest bishop-seat: ca. 20 km (Sepphoris)Distance from Roman roads: ca. 0.5 south of the road leading eastwards from Acco-Ptolomais. Source of knowledgeArchaeological remainsSurveyed siteSurveyors: NameDate Guérin 1875 Stern2011 Excavated siteExcavators: NameDate Gur2014 Bibliograpy: Guérin, V., 1875 Ashkenazi, J. and Aviam, M., 2012269-97 Stern, E., 2013 Gur, Y., 2015 Abbreviation for Journals and SeriesDiscussion: The site was described by Aviam and Ashkenazi as having been a monastery, based on a section of mosaic pavement, tiles and an oil press weight found in situ (Ashkenazi and Aviam 2013). However, in the salvage excavation conducted by Gur in 2014, these finds were not reported, perhaps having disappeared with the accelerated urban development of the town of Karmiel.State of certainty: Uncertain / Questionable General descriptionSmall finds Detailed descriptionStructureMaterials applied (roofing): tiles ComponentsMonastery church: Church typeDiakonikonLink to church sectionChurch location No traces Agricultural installations: oil press\es [=o/p] Architectural evolutionPhase 1 Abandonment Phase dateCentury: Early Christian / Byzantine Phase dateCentury: Unknown Post conquest history comments: A lime kiln was established nearby in the middle ages.