Locus: G9L46:001 Supervisor: J. Fisher
Locus type: Earth
Designation: Topsoil
Start date: 26 Jun, 1989
End date: 29 Jun, 1989
Rationale
Reason: Begin excavation
Top separation: Very Clear / Bottom separation: Arbitrary

Interpretation:
Function: Topsoil
Stratigraphy remarks: Broad spectrum of pottery ranging back to EB
Locus Date:


Description

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

Texture:
Loam-Silt loam
Particle Shape:
A: 10
As: 25
Sr: 50
R: 15

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

Measurements:
Length: 6.0
Width: 5.0
Lower Depth: 0.0
Upper Depth: 0.0
Direction: 40
Slope: 17


Inclusions:
Pebbles: 350.0
Cobbles: 22.0
Stone Distribution: Random

Earth Inclusions:
Nari Frequency: 0.25
Nari Size: 0.08
Earth Distribution: Random

Artifact Inclusions:
Flint: 99.0
Glass: 1.0
Artifact Distribution: Random

Organic Inclusions:
Organic Distribution: Random


Remarks: Many small cobbles at the bottom of sub-divided square (Loca 28 & 29)


Levels

location top level bottom level
7 881.32 881.20
12 880.97 880.74
21 881.72 881.36
31 882.20 881.99
36 881.45 881.23
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 G9L46:002



Photos - Slideshow

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892G46001
Pre-excavation
26 Jun, 1989
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891G46002
Progress
27 Jun, 1989
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892G46003
Progress
28 Jun, 1989
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892G46004
Progress
29 Jun, 1989

Pottery Readings

date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
27 Jun, 1989 2 84 0 90 500
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Jug, 12 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
Iron 2 1 Jar, 1 Cookpot
Iron 1 2 Jugs
Middle Bronze 1 Jug, 1 Juglet, 2 Bowls
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
27 Jun, 1989 3 42 0 38 342
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 4 Jugs, 8 Bowls, 2 Cookpots
Iron 2 1 Jar, 1 Bowl
Late Bronze 1 Cookpot
Middle Bronze 1 Jar, 1 Cookpot
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
28 Jun, 1989 6 52 0 47 357
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Jug, 2 Kraters, 5 Bowls
Middle Bronze 1 Jar, 1 Jug, 3 Bowls
Early Bronze 1 Jar
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
28 Jun, 1989 4 88 0 66 206
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Jar, 3 Jugs, 1 Krater, 4 Bowls
Iron 1 1 Bowl
Middle Bronze 1 Jar, 4 Bowls
Early Bronze 2 Jars, 1 Bowl
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
28 Jun, 1989 5 55 0 32 192
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Jar, 2 Kraters, 5 Bowls, 4 Cookpots
Middle Bronze 2 Bowls
Early Bronze 1 Jar, 1 Bowl
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
29 Jun, 1989 7 114 0 83 300
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 3 Jugs, 5 Kraters, 3 Bowls, 2 Cookpots
Iron 2 1 Krater, 1 Jar
Iron 1 1 Jug, 1 Bowl
Middle Bronze 1 Jar, 3 Bowls
Early Bronze 1 Jar
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
29 Jun, 1989 8 120 0 79 326
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 7 Jugs, 2 Kraters, 8 Bowls
Iron 2 1 Jar, 1 Krater, 2 Cookpots
Iron 1 1 Bowl, 1 Cookpot, 1 Lamp
Late Bronze 1 Cookpot
Middle Bronze 1 Jar

Objects

registration description quantity certainty comments
B891627 Bowl 1 Possible

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Circular
Material: Basalt
Other Information:
  Grooved

Object Dimensions

Height/Length: 7.4cm
Thickness: 2.13cm
not available Spindle whorl 1 Certain

Object Information

Shape: Circular
Material: Ceramic
Other Information:
  Reworked

Object Dimensions