Photographer's Note

A reconstruct ancient Olive-Press workshop, in the excavations of old town Katzerin in the Golan-Heights (pronounces Ka-tze-rin), location on the map at: 32.988, 35.705 .
In the foreground is the initial press where the raw-olives are put and being crushed. Than, the material is further pressed by the big screw apparatus (on far right)from the baskets, while the olive-oil pouring to a basin and collected in buckets. Further, the basket “tilted” on the wooden crane on far left, as a final stage to have the raw material ready to be used as heating substance, or even as soap, and other uses.

Picture cropped a bit from lower part, original RAW, F7.1, ISO100.
More of the ruins from the 4th century old village, yet to be posted.


About ancient Katzerin, from Wikipedia.

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Additional Photos by Ike Harel (ikeharel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 12083 W: 614 N: 22834] (97332)
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