During a trial excavation ( A-3325*; map ref. NIG 1972–4/6724–7; OIG 1472–4/1724–7) on the

Horeshim by-pass road (Highway 5233), a U-shaped quarry (1.80 × 2.35 m, depth 0.8 m) was exposed in the nari bedrock, void of ceramic or other ancient finds.