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A photo of some of the excavated remains in "Area C." Area C is about 100 yards north of Area A and there the remains of a private house from the Roman Period were uncovered. Finds from the house dated from the first to the third centuries CE included pottery, coins, fishing net weights, and a cooking oven.
Additional studies indicate that there are many houses buried under the erosion of the delta of the Jordan River. This indicates that the el-Araj (Bethsaida/Julias) was a good size city (polis).
For brief reports on each of the four seasons of excavations see the official Press Releases.