Today was the annual Good Deeds Day in Israel, so . . .
I is for the Inn of the Good Samaritan, on the road between Jerusalem and the Dead Sea.
Get your tickets here.
Or browse the little gift shop.
Enlarge the photo to read which bodies are responsible for organizing this famous spot into a showcase for beautiful mosaics.
It opened to the public in 2009.
I thought it was nice how they made the entrance sign in the form of an old tabula ansata.
That is Latin for "a tablet with handles" and it was a favorite form for votive tablets in Imperial Rome.
And here is a real tabula ansata displayed at the Inn of the Good Samaritan.
I think it is in the mosaic floor from the church narthex at Deir Qal'a.
My other two posts about the Inn are here.
The official Hebrew website has a nice little video.
Its English translation site lacks the video.
(Linking to ABC Wednesday.)