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Sign: Modi’in - Giv’at HaTitora - Direct pressure screw extruder


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Giv’at HaTitora, Derech Yigal Alon, Modi’in-Maccabim-Re’ut, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל רשות העתיקות
סמל מיתוג של עיריית מודיעין מכבים רעות

מכבש בורג בלחץ ישיר
בשלהי התקופה הרומית ובראשית התקופה הביזנטית (המאות הד’- הה’ לספירה) נכנסו לשימוש מכבשי בורג שנחשבו משוכללים יותר מבחינה טכנולוגית. במכבש הבורג הופעל לחץ ישיר על הסלים (העקלים) באמצעות בורג עץ, שהחליף את הקורה והמשקולות במכבש הקורה.
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The exhibit is part of the archeological garden at Givat Hatitora Click for sign's details

The restoration of the press was photographed by the same photographer that day Click for a larger image

You can see on the top beam of the press, the details of the restorer:
DRAY YEHOSOUA
RESTORATION OF ANCIANT TECHNOLOGY
www.yeshuat.com 054-4535587
In a photo taken by the same photographer Click for a larger image

Another screw extruder is located in the archeological garden in Azor Click for sign's details

Translation of the text on the sign:
Symbol of the Israel Antiquities Authority
Branding symbol of the Modiin Maccabim Reut Municipality

Direct pressure screw extruder
In the late Roman and early Byzantine periods (4th-5th centuries AD) screw presses came into use that were considered more technologically sophisticated. In the screw press, direct pressure was applied to the baskets using the wooden screw, which replaced the beam and the weights in the beam press.



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