Molluscs from the French Hospital Compound, Yafo (Jaffa) / Dr. Inbar Ktalav

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A total of 27 malacological remains were retrieved from the excavation within the French Hospital Compound, including common marine shells from the Mediterranean Sea. The finds were uncovered within loci dated to the Late Roman and Abbasid periods. Some of the shells from the Late Roman period might have been used as ornaments, while most of them were probably consumed as food.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-244
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2020

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IHP Publications

  • ihp
  • Eretz Israel -- Antiquities -- Arab Caliphate Period, 638-1099
  • Eretz Israel -- Antiquities, Roman
  • Mollusks
  • Shellfish


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