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Sign: Azor - Archaeological Garden - Screw extruder base in the winepress

Ha-Histadrut St 11, Azor, Israel
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On the sign:
בסיס מכבש בורג בגת
השימוש במכבש בורג בגתות היה נפוץ בעיקר בתקופה הביזנטית (המאות הד’ - הז’ לספירה) בארץ-ישראל ובסביבתה.
העדות לקיום מכבש זה היא בסיס אבן בעל חור קיבוע לבורג הנמצא בדרך כלל במרכז משטח הדריכה.

בסיס מכבש
מוצא לא ידוע
התקופה הביזנטית (המאות הד’ - הז’ לספירה)
אבן גיר
מספר רשות 1995-5049
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The sign is part of a display located in the archeological garden in Azor (in the area of the Citadel of the Plain - Chateau de Plan)\

The base of the press was photographed that day Click for a larger image

Another screw extruder is located in the archeological garden at Givat Hatitora - Modi’in Click for sign's details

Translation of the text on the sign:

Screw extruder base in the winepress
The use of a screw press in winepresses was mainly common in the Byzantine period (4th-7th centuries AD) in Israel and its surroundings.
Evidence for the existence of this press is a stone base with a fixing hole for a screw that is usually located in the center of the treading floor.

Extruder base
Unknown origin
Byzantine period (4th-7th centuries AD)
Authority Number 1995-5049

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