The contents of a small trash pit discovered in the recent excavations in Hellenistic Philoteria (Tel Bet Yeraḥ/ Khirbet el-Kerak) offer a unique opportunity to study the components of what appears to have been a single festive meal. Extant remains include numerous mammal bones, mollusc shells, and ceramic tableware; they suggest a rustic Mediterranean cuisine, compatible with the presence of Greek settlers in pre-Hasmonean Galilee.
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies|
|State||Published - 2020|
- Bet Yeraḥ
- Hellenistic cuisine