Locus: F6L98:006 Supervisor: D. Herr
Locus type: Architecture
Designation: Terrace wall
Start date: 03 Jul, 1987
End date: 08 Jul, 1987
Rationale
Reason: Stones in a line
Top separation: Very Clear / Bottom separation: Very Clear

Interpretation:
Function: Poss terrace wall, very small as it appears in the square
Stratigraphy remarks: Used with Wall 46; filled by Surfs 5 & 7 which seal against it; earlier than the soil layers; also sealed against by L 8 IR2; this is over Surf 31
Locus Date: Persian

Draw Balks: N

Description

Material:
Limestone Qualifier 1: Hard
Limestone Percent: 100

Masonry:
Wall Medium Boulder: 10

Dressing:
Unhewn Percent: 100

Mortar:
Dry Laid Percent: 100

Facing:
Facing: Unfaced

Construction:
Construction Style: Boulder & Chink
Construction Support: Battered

Courses:
Lower Course Count: 2
Upper Course Count: 3

Rows:
Lower Row Count: 1

Measurements:
Length: 2.4
Lower Width: 0.2
Upper Width: 0.32
Lower Height: 0.42
Upper Height: 0.5
Orientation: 48

Preservation:
Preservation: Partial Superstructure: Half


Remarks: Don't know original height of wall, so we're not sure how much has been preserved
Stratigraphy remarks:


Levels

location top level bottom level
10 908.25 907.83
11 908.15 no level
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 F6L98:002
Over Surface F6L98:031
Over Surface F6L98:011
Abuts Wall F6L98:004
Sealed agnst by Earth layer F6L98:002
Sealed agnst by Surface F6L98:005
Sealed agnst by Surface F6L98:007
Sealed agnst by Earth layer F6L98:008



Photos - Slideshow

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87B070204
Progress
02 Jul, 1987
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87B070604
Progress
06 Jul, 1987
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87A070714
Wall 4
07 Jul, 1987
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87A070715
Wall 6
07 Jul, 1987
No image currently available
87B070704
Progress
07 Jul, 1987
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87B070804
Progress
08 Jul, 1987

Pottery Readings

date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
08 Jul, 1987 30 1 0 1 16
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Cookpot

Objects

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