Locus: F6L98:018 Supervisor: D. Herr
Locus type: Earth
Designation: Occupational debris under L 2 E of Wall 14
Start date: 14 Jul, 1987
End date: 28 Jun, 1989
Rationale
Reason: Had gone down approximately 25 cm
Top separation: Arbitrary / Bottom separation: Arbitrary

Interpretation:
Function: Occupational debris layer, perhaps colluvial in nature
Stratigraphy remarks: Seals against Walls 14 & 46 & is thus later
Locus Date: Persian

Draw Balks: S, E

Description

Munsel:
Verbal: Light brownish gray
Number: 10YR 6/2

Texture:
Loam-Silt loam
Particle Shape:
A: 0
As: 50
Sr: 50
R: 0

Consistence:
Hardness: S. Loose
Compactness: somewhat. Loose
Wetness: somewhat. Dry
Structure: Wind

Measurements:
Length: 3.2
Width: 1.45
Lower Depth: 0.025
Upper Depth: 0.07
Direction: 0
Slope: 0


Inclusions:
Pebbles: 330.0
Cobbles: 8.0
Stone Distribution: Random

Artifact Inclusions:
Flint: 20.0
Artifact Distribution: Random

Organic Inclusions:
Organic Distribution: Random


Remarks: Contamination would have been very easy& prob accounts for the Byz sherds; much bioturbation


Levels

location top level bottom level
22 907.36 no level
23 907.27 907.25
35 907.20 907.18
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 F6L98:026
Seals against Wall F6L98:014
Seals against Wall F6L98:046



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Progress
15 Jul, 1987

Pottery Readings

date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
17 Jul, 1987 73 21 0 31 150
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Jug, 1 Bowl, 13 Bowls, 1 Moratarium, 1 Cookpot, 1 Lamp
Early Bronze 1 Pithos, 1 Jar
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
17 Jul, 1987 75 5 0 7 57
diagnostic date form
Early Iron 2 1 Krater, 1 Bowl
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
28 Jun, 1989 174 36 0 41 247
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
28 Jun, 1989 175 19 0 26 231

Objects

registration description quantity certainty comments
B871206 Weight 1 Possible

Object Information

Shape: Cylindrical
Material: Basalt

Object Dimensions

Height/Length: 3.6cm