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DAAHL Site Record for Horbat ‘Adar 1116:2:

DAAHL SITE #: 343105581
SITE NAME: Horbat ‘Adar 1116:2
LATITUDE: 31.43026
LONGITUDE: 34.43705
PRIMARY REFERENCE: Israel Antiquities Authority
NOTES: Iron Age II: body fragments of jars, bases of bowls and a fragment of a red-slipped and burnished bowl. Byzantine period: numerous pottery sherds of a selection of vessels characteristic of the period. Many fieldstones, numerous fragments of limestone and marble pavers and fragments of basalt pounding and grinding vessels are scattered throughout the site. Late Islamic period: pottery sherds, including a dark green glazed fragment of a bowl.

Site Contributed by:
CONTRIBUTOR: Dr. Gideon Avni    
INSTITUTION: Excavations and Surveys Dept. Israel Antiquities Authority
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 586, Jerusalem 91004, Israel
LINKS: IAA Site Record
IAA Map Record
DATA DESCRIPTION: Early Brone IV site and survey data from Israel. These sites were delivered in Israel TM projection, and converted to WGS 84 with ReprojectME.


Site Components:
Unspecified Village Site (No Fortifications) Ruins of a village
Iron Age Other / Unspecified
Iron Age Multi Period Site
Byzantine Other / Unspecified
Byzantine Multi Period Site
Late Islamic Other / Unspecified
Late Islamic Multi Period Site

Site Pictures:
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Fig. 6. Collecting pottery sherds at the site.
Fig. 5. Close-up of the kurkar outcrops at the site.
Fig. 4. Kurkar outcrops at the site.
Fig. 3. General view of the site.
Fig. 2. General view, Amnon Gat (surveyor of the Na>al Besor map) in the lower right of the photograph.
Fig. 1. General view of the site, looking southwest.