In August 2013, a salvage excavation was carried out on the northeastern slope of the site of Karm er-Ras (Area AA; Permit No. A-6882; map ref. 231770/739570), prior to construction. The excavation, on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, was directed by Y. Alexandre with the assistance of A. Shapiro. The excavation yielded a pottery dump from the beginning of the Early Roman period.
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