The Architectural Fragments

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Several pieces of architectural decoration made of hard limestone (Arabic,mizzi hiluandmeleke) include three column drums, an Attic base of a heart-shaped column, two pseudo-Doric capitals, an architrave fragment, a decorated niche or door frame and two fragments of what appears to be a large banister (Figs. 8.1, 8.2). The architectural fragments vary in scale and quality of execution and seem to derive from more than one architectural unit. None of the elements were foundin situ; most had been incorporated in secondary use into walls of Late Roman–early Byzantine structures in Stratum (VI), and probably originated..
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJerusalem: Excavations in the Tyropoeon Valley (Giv’ati Parking Lot)
EditorsDoron Ben-Ami
Place of PublicationJerusalem
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 2013

Publication series

NameIAA reports

RAMBI Publications

  • rambi
  • Architecture -- Eretz Israel -- History
  • Jerusalem Old City (Israel) -- Antiquities
  • Tyropoeon Valley (Jerusalem, Israel) -- Antiquities


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