Brick hearth

University of Maryland Baltimore County
Peter Middelthon, crew chief and archaeologist, left, stoops next to an unearthed brick hearth at left, while Esther Doyle Read, lecturer at UMBC Ancient Studies Department, and the project archaeologist, stands inside an 1845 mikveh - a ritual bath- beneath the Lloyd Street Synagogue. They... Baltimore Sun photo by Algerina Perna