Locus: G8L77:001 Supervisor: J. Fisher
Locus type: Earth
Designation: Topsoil
Start date: 12 Jul, 1989
End date: 17 Jul, 1989
Rationale
Reason: Begin excavation
Top separation: Very Clear / Bottom separation: Average

Interpretation:
Function: Topsoil
Stratigraphy remarks: Over other features
Locus Date:


Description

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

Texture:
Loam-Silt loam
Particle Shape:
A: 10
As: 20
Sr: 50
R: 20

Consistence:
Hardness: Very Loose
Compactness: moderately. Crumbly
Wetness: very. Dry
Structure: Random

Measurements:
Length: 5.0
Width: 5.0
Lower Depth: 0.0
Upper Depth: 0.0
Direction: 20
Slope: 10


Inclusions:
Pebbles: 445.0
Cobbles: 65.0
Boulders: 3.0
Stone Distribution: Random

Artifact Inclusions:
Flint: 15.0
Artifact Distribution: Random

Organic Inclusions:
Organic Distribution: Random


Remarks: NE sector downslope from rock line, direction of slope is 42 degrees & degree of slope is 26 degrees; majority of small boulders found in Loca 23, 24 & 29


Levels

location top level bottom level
7 889.34 889.13
9 888.54 888.47
11 888.00 887.75
21 888.97 888.75
23 888.73 888.54
31 890.38 890.15
35 889.21 888.89
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
Over Earth layer G8L77:002



Photos - Slideshow

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892G77001
Pre-excavation
12 Jul, 1989
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892G77002
Progress
14 Jul, 1989
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892G77003
Progress
17 Jul, 1989

Pottery Readings

date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
13 Jul, 1989 2 36 0 26 138
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 2 Jugs, 2 Kraters, 2 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
Early Iron 2 1 Jar, 1 Bowl
Middle Bronze 1 Bowl
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
14 Jul, 1989 3 61 0 48 324
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Jar, 2 Jugs, 2 Kraters, 5 Bowls, 4 Cookpots
Early Iron 2 1 Krater, 1 Cookpot
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
14 Jul, 1989 4 62 0 28 180
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 2 Pithoi, 1 Jar, 2 Jugs, 2 Kraters, 4 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
Early Iron 2 2 Pithoi, 1 Krater
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
17 Jul, 1989 5 55 0 40 280
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Jar, 2 Kraters, 8 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
Early Iron 2 1 Krater, 1 Bowl
Iron 1 1 Bowl
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
17 Jul, 1989 6 35 0 18 278
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 2 Kraters, 7 Bowls
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
17 Jul, 1989 7 39 0 40 200
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 3 Pithoi, 6 Jugs, 3 Kraters, 6 Bowls, 1 Plate, 1 Cookpot

Objects

registration description quantity certainty comments
B891861 Figurine 1 Certain

Object Information

Shape: Amorphic
Material: Ceramic
Other Information:
  Zoomorphic

Object Dimensions

Height/Length: 4.55cm
Width: 4.15cm