Locus: F6L98:003 Supervisor: D. Herr
Locus type: Earth
Designation: Exposure surface with Wall 4
Start date: 29 Jun, 1987
End date: 13 Jul, 1987
Rationale
Reason: Different texture & color; flat lying sherds
Top separation: Average / Bottom separation: Arbitrary

Interpretation:
Function: Exposure surface running up to Wall 4 or its tumble in SW part of square
Stratigraphy remarks: Later than Walls 4, 14, & 46
Locus Date:

Sample 2: Earth
Sample Remarks: Strange inclusion
Draw Balks: SW

Description

Munsel:
Verbal: Pale brown
Number: 10YR 6/3

Texture:
Loam-Silt loam
Particle Shape:
A: 0
As: 0
Sr: 100
R: 0

Consistence:
Hardness: S. Hard
Compactness: somewhat. Friable
Wetness: somewhat. Dry
Structure: Random

Measurements:
Length: 3.0
Width: 3.0
Lower Depth: 0.52
Upper Depth: 0.64
Direction: 110
Slope: 17

Surface Material:
Beaten Earth
Greates number observable: 0

Inclusions:
Pebbles: 100.0
Stone Distribution: Random

Earth Inclusions:
Nari Frequency: 1.0
Nari Size: 0.05
Brick Frequency: 1.0
Brick Size: 0.015
Earth Distribution: Random

Artifact Inclusions:
Flint: 33.0
Tabun Fragments: 3.0
Brick Fragments: 6.0
Artifact Distribution: Random

Organic Inclusions:
Organic Distribution: Random


Remarks: Well-compacted along S balk & became more tenuous as it approached Wall 4; patches in W that lacked the surface had been under rocks of L 2; surface is very deep & reappears under the rubbly areas that had been under large rocks


Levels

location top level bottom level
19 908.42 no level
21 no level 907.64
26 no level 907.65
31 908.39 907.75
location grid
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30
31 32 33 34 35 36



Stratigraphy

type description related locus
Under Earth layer F6L98:001
Under Earth layer F6L98:002
Over Earth layer F6L98:013
Over Wall F6L98:014
Over Pit F6L98:016
Over Surface F6L98:015
Over Wall F6L98:044
Seals against Wall F6L98:004
Seals against Wall F6L98:014
Seals against Wall F6L98:046



Photos - Slideshow

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87B063004
Progress
30 Jun, 1987
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87B070104
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01 Jul, 1987
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87B062903
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29 Jun, 1987
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87B070905
Progress
09 Jul, 1987
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87B071004
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10 Jul, 1987
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87B071304
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13 Jul, 1987
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87B070204
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02 Jul, 1987
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87B070304
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03 Jul, 1987
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87B070604
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06 Jul, 1987
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87B070714
Progress
07 Jul, 1987

Pottery Readings

date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
08 Jul, 1987 29 68 0 21 311
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
08 Jul, 1987 31 50 0 33 213
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Jar, 2 Jugs, 2 Bases, 1 Krater, 8 Bowls, 1 Moratarium
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
09 Jul, 1987 33 39 0 25 270
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 11 Bowls, 1 Plate, 2 Cookpots, 1 Lamp
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
09 Jul, 1987 34 40 0 20 210
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 2 Pithoi, 1 Jar, 1 Base, 5 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
Iron 1 1 Jug
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
09 Jul, 1987 35 32 0 20 160
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 3 Jugs, 2 Kraters, 4 Bowls, 3 Cookpots, 1 Lamp
Iron 2 1 Bowl
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
10 Jul, 1987 36 43 0 22 262
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Jug, 1 Krater, 4 Bowls
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
10 Jul, 1987 37 20 0 22 154
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 3 Jugs, 2 Kraters, 3 Bowls, 1 Tripod cup, 1 Plate
Iron 2 3 Bowls
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
10 Jul, 1987 38 25 0 21 161
diagnostic date form
Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Jar, 5 Kraters, 2 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
10 Jul, 1987 39 25 0 18 153
diagnostic date form
Iron 2 2 Bowls, 2 Jars, 1 Jug, 3 Kraters, 3 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
10 Jul, 1987 40 17 0 15 83
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Krater, 3 Bowls, 2 Cookpots
Iron 2 1 Krater
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
13 Jul, 1987 41 20 0 34 199
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 2 Jugs, 4 Kraters, 11 Bowls, 3 Cookpots
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
13 Jul, 1987 42 21 0 38 188
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Jar, 2 Jugs, 3 Kraters, 9 Bowls, 1 Plate, 1 Cookpot
Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Jar, 1 Bowl, 1 Cookpot
Iron 1 1 Jar, 1 Jug
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
13 Jul, 1987 43 30 0 36 196
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 2 Jugs, 2 Kraters, 13 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
Iron 2 1 Pithos
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
13 Jul, 1987 44 22 0 23 158
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Jug, 2 Kraters, 5 Bowls, 1 Plate
Iron 2 2 Bowls

Objects

registration description quantity certainty comments
B871050 Weight 1 Possible Or coin

Object Information

Material: Metal

Object Dimensions

Thickness: 0.4cm
Diameter: 1.5cm
B871101 Hand grinder 1 Probable

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Conical
Material: Basalt

Object Dimensions

Height/Length: 6.25cm
B871090 Grinder 2 Probable

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Oval
Material: Basalt

Object Dimensions

Height/Length: 5.5cm
B871074 Spear 1 Certain

Object Information

Shape: Linear
Material: Bronze
Other Information:
  Point
  Trilobate

Object Dimensions

Height/Length: 3.25cm
B871077 Coin 1 Probable

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Circular
Material: Bronze

Object Dimensions

Diameter: 2.0cm
B871094 Grinder 1 Probable

Object Information

Material: Basalt

Object Dimensions

Height/Length: 11.5cm
B871096 Mortar 1 Probable

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Circular
Material: Basalt

Object Dimensions

Height/Length: 12.0cm
B871036 Bowl 1 Probable

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Oval
Material: Basalt

Object Dimensions

Height/Length: 15.0cm
B871091 Grinder 1 Probable

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Square
Material: Basalt

Object Dimensions

Height/Length: 6.0cm