See Hershel Shanks, Judaism in Stone: The Archaeology of Ancient Synagogues (New York: Harper & Row, 1979), pp. 41 (mosaics from Jerash), 114 (Hamat Tiberias), 113 (Beth Alpha), 129 (Beth-Shean) as well as 66 (column capital from Capernaum—this synagogue is dated by different scholars to between 250 and 450 C.E.). These images may reflect temple symbolism as well as contemporary customs.