While walking on a hill south of Nes Ziyyona in 2007, a hiker discovered several potsherds that had apparently been exposed by mechanical equipment (map ref. 17954–64/64602–12). The potsherds were later determined to date to the Late Bronze Age. In the wake of this discovery, the hill was declared an antiquities site. S. Zagorsky (pottery drawing) and F. Volynsky assisted in the preparation of the report.
The potsherds that were found apparently originated in a tomb and date to LB II. They include a Cypriot White Slip II bowl (Fig. 1:1), lamp (Fig. 1:2) and two Cypriot Base-Ring juglets (Fig. 1:3, 4). The nature of the purported tomb is unclear; it remains unknown whether it was part of an extensive necropolis, nor is it known to which settlement it belonged.
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