Area A
Square A1. A wall (W20; exposed length 2.5 m, width 0.63 m; Figs. 3, 4) preserved one course high and built of medium- and large-sized fieldstones with hamra soil in between was exposed. Several worn pottery sherds, which had apparently been swept there from the nearby tell, were found.
Square A2. A floor or foundation of an installation (L39; diam. c. 8 m; Fig. 5) that might have been used as a granary was exposed. The floor, the eastern part of which was damaged, was built of small fieldstones partly surrounded by large fieldstones. The overlying fill contained pottery sherds, mainly body fragments dating to the Early Roman period (first–second centuries CE).
Squares A3–A6. Sections of a floor (L53; Figs. 6, 7) built of small- and medium-sized fieldstones were uncovered over a distance of c. 30 m; it might have been used as a work surface. The floor was poorly preserved and had probably been damaged as a result of cultivation. Two shallow depressions (L43, L44; diam. 1.5 m and 1.3 m, respectively, depth 8 cm,) with large stones placed around them were discerned in the northern part of the floor. The excavation of the floor yielded pottery sherds, including casseroles (Fig. 8:1–4) and bag-shaped jars (Fig. 8: 7, 8) dating to the Early Roman period (first–second century CE). In addition to the sections of a floor in Sq A6, remains of a round installation (L46) were exposed; its northern wall was built of several courses of small fieldstones.
Area B
Square B1. Remains of two walls (W24, W33; Figs. 9, 10) that formed a corner were exposed. A single course of medium-sized fieldstones survived from W33 (exposed length 2.2 m, max. width 0.7 m); the wall was mostly destroyed, but its western part seems to have been curved. A thin, curved wall (W110), probably part of an installation, abutted W33 from the south. It was built of one course of small fieldstones bearing plaster remains. Only one course of various-sized stones survived of W24 (exposed length 4.8 m, max. width 0.7 m). Part of a floor (L54) made of small fieldstones abutted the walls from the west and south. A fragment of a cooking pot (Fig. 8:5), a lid (Fig. 8:6) and a discus lamp (Fig. 8:9), all dating to the Early Roman period (first–second centuries CE), were found on the floor.
Square B2. A wall (W36; exposed length 3 m, max. width 0.85 m)—two rows of large fieldstones and a small stone fill in between, founded on a layer of small fieldstones and preserved two courses high—was exposed. Wall 36 was adjoined from the south by a wall (W111; Fig. 11), possibly the remains of a circular installation built of small fieldstones and soil.
Square B4. A wall (W81; exposed length 3.8 m, max. width 0.65 m) was preserved to a height of one course of small- and medium-sized fieldstones laid without mortar. Although mostly destroyed, it seems to have been constructed of two rows of fieldstones, and might have been the continuation of W36. A floor (L86; Fig. 12) built of small fieldstones with hamra in between was exposed in the southeast of the square. The western part of the floor was delimited by a curved wall (W112) of small fieldstones. A wall that might have been part of a round installation (W101) built of medium-sized fieldstones was uncovered in the northwest of the square.
Square B5. Remains of two walls (W91, W92; Fig. 13) that formed a corner were exposed. Wall 92 ran adjacent to W111 (Sq B4).
Square B6. Two walls (W74, W85; Fig. 14) were uncovered. Wall 74 (exposed length c. 1.2 m, width 0.65 m) was dry built of one course of medium- and large-sized, carelessly arranged fieldstones; the wall continued eastward, outside the excavation area. Remains of a plaster floor (L94) were exposed south of the wall. Wall 85 (exposed length 3.3 m, width 0.74 m) was dry built of two rows of differently sized fieldstones; the wall continued southward, beyond the limits of the excavation.
Square B7. A number of fieldstones were found in the western part of the square.