Dalman, Arbeit und Sitte, p. 322. There are many examples of underground oil-presses from the region of Beth Guvrin. See Y. Teper, “The Oil Presses at Maresha Region,” in Olive Oil in Antiquity, pp. 25–46, and Amos Kloner and Nahum Sagiv, “The Technology of Oil Production in the Hellenistic Period: Studies in the Crushing Process at Maresha,” in Olive Oil in Antiquity, pp. 133–138.

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