Tombs and Installations from the Iron Age II to the Byzantine Period from South Horbat Tittora
(with contributions by Gabriela Bijovsky and Yossi Nagar)
(Hebrew pp. 13–92; English summary, pp. 89*–91*)
Keywords: agriculture, industry, roads, burial, anthropology, pottery, metal
The excavation was conducted south of Horbat Tittora, in Modi‘in. The finds indicate the presence of an agricultural settlement that was active mainly from Iron Age II through the Byzantine period; also present at the site were installations dating to the Early Islamic, Mamluk and Ottoman periods. Among the installations are burial complexes and tombs, used continuously from Iron Age II until the Late Roman period; winepresses, ranging in date from the Hellenistic to the Byzantine periods; olive presses and crushing installations; quarries of various sizes; two limekilns; and twelve plastered cisterns.
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