In August 2012, a salvage excavation was conducted west of Highway 1, on the outskirts of the Arzei Ha-Bira neighborhood in Jerusalem (Permit No. A-6604; map ref. 221478/633055; Fig. 1), prior to the installation of a sewer pipe. The excavation, undertaken on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority and financed by the CBD Company, was directed by R. Greenwald, with the assistance of N. Nahama (administration), M. Kunin and S. Itkis (surveying and drafting) and A. Peretz (field photography).