Hadashot Arkheologiyot

Excavations and Surveys in Israel
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ISSN 1565 - 5334

Volume 129 Year 2017

Or 'Aqiva

Alla Nagorsky
Final report
In July–August 2000, a salvage excavation was conducted at Or ‘Aqiva (Permit No. A-3265; map ref. 1920–32/7131–42; Nagorsky 2003). The excavation yielded a Roman-period mausoleum and fragments of sarcophagi and a hamra surface, probably a threshing floor, from the early Byzantine period. G. Finkielsztejn studied an amphora bearing a titulus pictus, G. Bijovsky studied the coins and S. Frumin studied the geobotanical evidence for the existence of threshing floors at Or ‘Aqiva.
 Nagorsky A. 2003. Or ‘Aqiva. HA-ESI 115:33*–34*.
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