Locus: F6L98:046 Supervisor: D. Herr
Locus type: Architecture
Designation: Earlier phase of Wall 4
Start date: 29 Jul, 1987
End date: 31 Jul, 1987
Rationale
Reason: Earlier pottery readings; lower courses than Wall 4
Top separation: Very Clear / Bottom separation: Very Clear

Interpretation:
Function: Terrace wall
Stratigraphy remarks: Earlier than L 18 & 43; later than Pit 29/32
Locus Date: Persian

Top Plan: 4
Draw Balks: E

Description

Material:
Limestone Qualifier 1: Hard
Limestone Percent: 100

Masonry:
Wall Medium Boulder: 40
Wall Large Boulder: 10
Wall Very Large Boulder: 40

Dressing:
Unhewn Percent: 10
Semi Hewn Percent: 90

Mortar:
Dry Laid Percent: 100

Facing:
Facing: Unfaced

Construction:
Construction Style: Boulder & Chink
Construction Support: Free-standing
Tendencies: Has large boulders on the top & small boulders below (see photo)

Courses:
Upper Course Count: 3

Rows:
Upper Row Count: 1

Measurements:
Length: 1.8
Lower Width: 0.45
Upper Width: 1.0
Upper Height: 96.0
Orientation: 82
Dip: 18

Preservation:
Preservation: Partial Superstructure: Little


Remarks: It was decided that the eastern 1.8 m of Wall 4 was built earlier, so a new locus was assigned very late in the dig; pottery pails for this season are 145-148 (see Wall 4)
Stratigraphy remarks:


Levels

location top level bottom level
17 908.16 907.20
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 Pit F6L98:029
Equals Wall F6L99:003
Abutted by Wall F6L98:006
Sealed agnst by Earth layer F6L98:002
Sealed agnst by Earth layer F6L98:003
Sealed agnst by Earth layer F6L98:008
Sealed agnst by Earth layer F6L98:018
Sealed agnst by Pit F6L98:043



Photos - Slideshow

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87B072805
Progress
28 Jul, 1987
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87B072705
Progress
27 Jul, 1987
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87B072905
Progress
29 Jul, 1987
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87B072304
Progress
23 Jul, 1987
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87B072405
Progress
24 Jul, 1987

Pottery Readings

There are no pottery readings for this locus

Objects

There are no objects for this locus