Date of imagery: 21 Oct 2011

Heritage Resource E27

Resource Summary

Resource ID
EAMENA-0116926
Names
خربة بيرزيت ( Toponym )
el-Mamsiyyat ( Toponym )
el-Mamsiyya ( Toponym )
Khirbet Birzeit ( Toponym )
Overall Site Certainty
Definite
Site function(s)
Defensive/Fortification ( Function ) Low ( Certainty )
Agricultural/Pastoral ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Domestic ( Function ) Definite ( Certainty )
Cultural periods
Early Roman (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Ayyubid (Arabia/Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Crusader (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Early Islamic (Arabia/Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Mamluk (Arabia/Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Byzantine (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Roman (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Ottoman (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Abbasid (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Iron Age (Southern Levant) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Umayyad (Arabia/Levant/Mesopotamia/Iran) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )
Early Hellenistic (Levant/Mesopotamia) ( Period ) Definite ( Certainty )

Classification

Feature forms within Heritage Resource
Modified Rock Surface ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Modified Rock Surface ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Pit/Shaft/Tunnel ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Structure ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Wall ( Form Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Feature intepretations within Heritage Resource
Basin/Tank ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Building ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Enclosure ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Fort/Fortress/Castle ( Type ) Low ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Hearth/Oven ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Palace/High Status Complex ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Production/Processing (Agricultural) ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )
Settlement/Habitation Site ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 1 ( Number )
Storage Facility ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) Unknown ( Number )
Well ( Type ) Definite ( Certainty ) 2 to 5 ( Number )

Condition

Overall condition of resource
Poor
Overall disturbance extent
31-60%
Types of disturbances affecting the resource
Archaeological - Cause: Excavation (Hand) - From: 1996-01-01 - To: 2000-12-31
Infrastructure/Transport - Cause: Road/Track - To: 2002-06-29
Agricultural/Pastoral - Cause: Trees - To: 2002-06-29
Development - Cause: Construction - To: 2002-06-29
Potential impact factors on the resource
Development - Potential cause: Construction
Archaeological - Potential cause: Excavation (Hand)
Natural - Potential cause: Trees

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