The two western corners of a storage pool (Loci 105, 110; 6 × 6 m, wall thickness 1 m, depth 1.6 m; Figs. 1, 2) were exposed in the northeast. The walls of the pool were built of smoothed small and medium-sized stones with gray bonding material and small stones between them. Light gray plaster was applied to the walls and the bottom of the pool. Two levels of fill that contained fragments of pottery vessels were found inside the pool. The upper level was light gray (L105) and yielded a few potsherds that dated to the Abbasid period, namely a bowl (Fig. 4:6), a cup (Fig. 7:4) and a lamp (Fig. 6:18). The lower level (L110) was pale white and contained numerous potsherds that were arranged in levels, separated by crumbled plaster and facing south: bowls (Fig. 4:2, 3, 7, 10), a fry pan (Fig. 5:1), a cooking pot (Fig. 5:7), jar (Fig. 5:9), jugs (Fig. 6:7, 9, 10, 21), flasks (Fig. 7:6, 7) and lids (Fig. 7:8, 9). It seems that the pool was used at a later stage as a refuse pit into which vessel fragments were discarded. The first use of the installation was dated to the Abbasid period, based on a bowl (Fig. 4:11) that was found on the eastern edge of the storage pool (L109).
A gray plaster surface (L102) was exposed south of the pool. It was neither leveled nor smooth and above it were vessels that dated to the Abbasid period, including an amphoriskos (Fig. 6:8). A heap of light green clay that was probably used to produce pottery vessels (L106) was found between the surface and the side of the pool. A jug fragment (Fig. 6:2) that was found on top of the pile of clay is dated to the Abbasid period. Part of a septic pit (L107) that was dug into the natural sand was exposed south of the surface. The few potsherds recovered from the vicinity included a jar/jug (Fig. 5:11) and an amphoriskos (Fig. 6:11), dating to the Abbasid period.
A light gray plaster floor (L103), dating to the Abbasid period, was discovered in the southern square. It was overlain with a bowl (Fig. 4:19), cooking pot (Fig. 5:5) and an amphoriskos (Fig. 6:4). The pottery fragments beneath the floor (L108) also dated to this period and included a bowl (Fig. 4:13) and a jug (Fig. 6:12).
Three superposed levels were exposed in the square located in the northwestern part of the area. The upper level was an oval-shaped, light gray plaster surface, not leveled; it was pit-like and slightly sunken in the center. The numerous pottery fragments found above it point to its usage as a refuse pit. Among the vessels were bowls (Fig. 4:4, 5, 8, 9, 14–18, 20), jars (Fig. 5:2–4, 6, 8, 10, 12–14), jugs (Fig. 6:1, 3, 13), lamps (Fig. 6:14–17, 19, 20), cups (Fig. 7:2, 3), a flask (Fig. 7:5) and handles (Fig. 7: 10, 11), as well as a fragment of a bar that was used in a pottery kiln (Fig. 7:13), which indicates the debris comes from a workshop. The assemblage is dated to the Fatimid period based on the jug in Fig. 6:1, which is characteristic of the period.
A plaster floor (L111) and the meager remains of a tabun were found below surface (L104) in its southeastern corner. Above the floor were a few vessels, including a jug (Fig. 6:5) and a cup (Fig. 7:1) that dated the assemblage to the Abbasid period. Below the floor was another floor (L112) with remains of a tabun above it (Fig. 3). It seems that these two floors were phases of the same layer. A few potsherds that dated to the Abbasid period were found around the tabun, including a krater (Fig. 4:1), a bowl (Fig. 4:12), jug (Fig. 6:6) and a handle (Fig. 7:12).