Marble Items from the Late Byzantine Buildings along the Eastern Fringes of Tel Shiqmona
(Hebrew, pp. 135–142; English summary, p. 96*)
Keywords: Carmel, stone, art, iconography, Christianity, Church, cross
Marble items found in the excavation at Tel Shiqmona include fragments of chancel screens, one of them decorated with the head of an animal—a ram or sheep; Corinthian capitals, characteristic of the fifth–sixth centuries CE; a column; carved items; and pavers and wall liners. Most of the marble items were found in a building that was probably a church, located in Area D/E.
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