In September 2005–
February 2006, a salvage excavation was conducted in Ramla, prior to the construction of a new platform at the Ramla railroad station (Permit No. A-4594; map ref. 18830–
90; Haddad 2015
). The excavation, undertaken on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority and funded by the Israel Railways Company, was directed by E. Haddad. P. Reuven studies the ceramic, frit and steatite vessels, B. Ouahnouna studied the glass finds, N. Amitai-Preiss studied a jar handle bearing a stamp, L. Rauchberger studied the Clay smoking pipes, R. Kool studied the numismatic assemblage, M. Sade studied the animal bones and E. Boaretto conducted 14C analyses. The excavation yielded Building remains from the Early Islamic, Mamluk and Ottoman periods.
Haddad E. 2015. Ramla, Railroad Track. HA-ESI 127
For the full report, see links below.