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Other Finds
Other finds included an Arab imitation of a Byzantine coin. According to Shucri Sahuri, it can be dated to A.D. 647-97. There were two complete lamps of the Abassid period and a nearly complete steatite lamp which is triangular in shape and has vertical tool marks on the side walls. Such vessels are usually dated to the late Abassid and early Fatimid periods with the ones bearing the vertical tool marks being the latest (Whitcomb 1987:7).

A bronze lamp filler was found which is circular in shape (ca. 5 cm in diameter). These are common in the late Byzantine and early Islamic periods (Rosenthal and Sivan 1978:168).

Most of the pottery found in the excavation is of the Islamic period and covers all of its phases. Vessels from the Umayyad period included part of a colorfully painted bowl and an almost complete small bowl or cup of a whitish color with floral motifs. A handmade pithos (large jar) of a pinkish-brown color was also found. It has a thick rim and two pairs of handles, with its upper part bearing a combed incised decoration of wavy combing which forms squares. Another pithos has a richer decorative pattern of straight lines, wavy lines and intersecting semi-circles. Such jars date to the Abassid era (late 10th to 11th century A.D.). Finally, an 18th century English ink bottle of grey ware and a brown-colored glazed surface was found.

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