2016 Offseason Week 3

During the summer of 1990, excavation continued in Grids 2, 38, 50, and 57. 

 Grid 50

Grid 50

 Grid 38

Grid 38

It was a summer of discoveries both big and small.

 "Brindisi" amphora dating to the Hellenistic period

"Brindisi" amphora dating to the Hellenistic period

 Ivory comb depicting a hunter on horseback.

Ivory comb depicting a hunter on horseback.

This was especially true on the North Tell where even greater expanses of the ancient fortifications were revealed. Of course, the North Tell is also where one of the most important "small find" discoveries on site was made.

 Ramparts

Ramparts

 The "Silver Calf"

The "Silver Calf"