Area A. A thin habitation level (L104; Fig. 3) was revealed. It contained a meager amount of ash and pottery sherds, including fragments of Eastern Terra Sigillata bowls (Fig. 4:1, 2), common from the first century BCE to the first century CE. Below this level was sterile clay soil mixed with chunks of kurkar.
Area B. A structure (L105; Figs. 5, 6) consisting of a pair of cells (L106, L107; depth 0.10–0.33 m) built of kurkar slabs was exposed. The cells were dug into sterile soil; no bones were identified inside them or in their immediate vicinity. Cell 107 was partly paved with flat kurkar stones (0.07 × 0.12 m). A partially worked kurkar stone with a blunt edge was found in the fill in Cell 107 (Fig. 7). Although no skeletal remains or datable finds were discovered in the cells, it can be surmised that they were used for secondary burial and were part of the cemetery at the site. Cells of similar size and construction that served for secondary burial during the Early Bronze Age were discovered in Ashqelon (Golani 2005). Other such cells, dating to the Chalcolithic period, were revealed in the cemetery at Palmahim (Gorzalczany 2007; Gorzalczany et al.2012). A scattering of stones exposed to the south and east of the cells probably belong to poorly preserved remains of additional cells (L110, L111).
Two pits (L112, L113; Figs. 8–10) dug into sterile soil were exposed to the northeast of the cells. Soil and worn pottery sherds accumulated in the pits, including a fragment of a cooking pot from the Late Bronze Age (Fig. 11). Similar pits, dating to the Early Bronze Age, were uncovered at Ashqelon (Khalaily 2004:122, 123).