Salvage Excavation Reports No. 6

SER 6Khirbet es-Suyyagh: a Byzantine Monastery in the Judean Shephelah

Authors: Itamar Taxel
Contributors: Nitzan Amitai-Preiss, Zvi Gur, Arieh Kindler, Shmuel Marco and Aharon Sasson

Table of contents:

Chapter 1: Introduction
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Chapter 2: Stratigraphy and Architecture
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Phase I: The Late Hellenistic/Early Roman and Late Roman/Early Byzantine Periods
Phase II: The Late Byzantine/Early Umayyad Periods
Phase III: The Late Umayyad/>Abbasid Periods
Phase IV: The Mamluk and Late Ottoman Periods

Chapter 3: Pottery
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The Late Hellenisitc/Early Roman Periods
The Late Roman/Early Byzantine Periods
The Late Byzantine/Umayyad Periods
The ‘Abbasid Period
The Mamluk and Late Ottoman Periods

Chapter 4: Glass
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Chapter 5: Stone, Bone and Metal Objects
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Chapter 6: Marble Frunishings
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Chapter 7: Coins
Roman and Byzantine Coins
Arieh Kindler and Zvi Gur

Early Islamic Coins
Nitzan Amitai-Preiss

Chapter 8: Faunal Remains
Aharon Sasson

Chapter 9: Earthquake-Related Damage
Shmuel Marco

Chapter 10: Khirbet Es-Suyyagh in Context
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The Late Hellenisitc/Early Roman Periods
The Late Roman/Early Byzantine Periods
The Late Byzantine/Early Umayyad Periods
The Late Umayyad/Abbasid Periods

Summary