ha! some of you have called me a spoiled brat. ha! just cause i'm not dealing with the neolithic lack of whole vessels doesn't make me a princess. but, to be fair, we finally took out our, largely, whole vessel, there's about 1/3 - 1/2 of it preserved, the complete base and lower body. it's very unusual since, thanks to the tall base, almost like a stem of a vase. aren m. says it might be phoenician funerary container or smth. well, we found it inside a iron ii house. though the context is not exactly pristine. hmmm.
in other news, dever visited the tell today. was, apparently, impressed. ha, ha. the old fart merely missed being kicked into one of the deep squares in area a. strange and mysterious things happen on those digs.
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