‘Atiqot 87 (2016)
Fragments of a Roman-Period Wall Painting at ‘En Ya‘al (Nahal Refa’im), Jerusalem
Keywords: Late Roman period, art, pigment, composition
Seventy-five painted plaster fragments were found in the Roman villa excavated on the northern bank of Nahal Refa’im. The fragments are painted in basic colors: white, red, green and black. The poor technique and the dullness of the colors indicate that the murals should be dated between the late second and the early third centuries CE.
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