In January 2015, a trial excavation was conducted on Ha-Barkan Street in Nahariyya (Permit No. A-7304; map ref. 208878–9899/766766–85; Fig. 1), prior to construction. The excavation, undertaken on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority and financed by the Harel Israel Kikar Ha-Mizraka Company, Ltd., was directed by Y. Lerer, with the assistance of Y. Ya‘aqobi (administration), R. Liron and M. Kahan (surveying and drafting), D. Porotsky (plans), H. Tahan-Rosen (pottery drawing), A. Shapiro (map) and laborers from Kafr Manda.