Nahal Hatzatzon - Hermitages

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Source of knowledge
Archaeological remains
State of certainty: 
Archaeologicaly definitive
Architectural evolution
General outline: 
Paths, structures and terraces in front of the 6 caves built and used.
Dating material: 

Few potshards of the 6th-7th c.

Phase date
6th-7th c.
Phase date
Post Arab conquest history: 
Ceased to function
It seems that the place, difficult to be accessed and used only during Lent, ceased to exist in the 7th c., when security conditions deteriorated as a result of the Persian occupation and the Arab conquest.