Locus: G9L46:002 Supervisor: J. Fisher
Locus type: Earth
Designation: Sub-topsoil
Start date: 29 Jun, 1989
End date: 04 Jul, 1989
Rationale
Reason: Slight color change
Top separation: Unclear / Bottom separation: Very Unclear

Interpretation:
Function: Sub-topsoil or fill
Stratigraphy remarks: Not associated with any visible architecture
Locus Date:


Description

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

Texture:
Loam-Silt loam
Particle Shape:
A: 10
As: 30
Sr: 45
R: 15

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

Measurements:
Length: 6.0
Width: 5.0
Lower Depth: 0.3
Upper Depth: 0.35
Direction: 40
Slope: 17


Inclusions:
Pebbles: 330.0
Cobbles: 55.0
Stone Distribution: Random

Earth Inclusions:
Nari Frequency: 0.5
Nari Size: 2.0
Earth Distribution: Random

Artifact Inclusions:
Flint: 56.0
Artifact Distribution: Random

Remarks: Small cobbles freq in sub-divided Loca 14 & 15; bones also more freq in these areas; deeper peel through Loca 31 to 35 also revealed many cobbles (small to medium); pottery is abundant, predominately IR, MB, & EB in very worn condition


Levels

location top level bottom level
7 881.20 no level
12 880.74 no level
21 881.36 no level
31 881.99 no level
36 881.23 880.93
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 G9L46:001
Over Earth layer G9L46:003



Photos - Slideshow

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892G46014
Progress
12 Jul, 1989
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892G46015
Final
13 Jul, 1989
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892G46008
Progress
05 Jul, 1989
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892G46009
Progress
06 Jul, 1989
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892G46010
Progress
07 Jul, 1989
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892G46011
Progress
10 Jul, 1989
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892G46012
Progress
11 Jul, 1989
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892G46004
Progress
29 Jun, 1989
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892G46005
Progress
30 Jun, 1989
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892G46006
Progress
03 Jul, 1989
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892G46007
Progress
04 Jul, 1989

Pottery Readings

date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
29 Jun, 1989 9 47 0 30 210
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Krater, 2 Cookpots
Iron 1 1 Jar
Late Bronze 2 Jars, 1 Cookpot
Middle Bronze 2 Jars, 1 Jug, 2 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
Early Bronze 1 Bowl
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
30 Jun, 1989 10 50 0 28 248
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Jug, 3 Kraters, 1 Bowl
Iron 2 1 Plate
Middle Bronze 1 Jar, 2 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
30 Jun, 1989 11 60 0 65 295
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Base, 5 Kraters, 3 Bowls
Iron 2 2 Jugs, 1 Bowl
Late Bronze 1 Cookpot
Middle Bronze 2 Jars, 1 Krater, 1 Cookpot
Early Bronze 1 Pithos
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
30 Jun, 1989 12 51 0 27 295
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 3 Jugs, 2 Kraters, 3 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
Iron 2 1 Bowl
Middle Bronze 3 Jars, 2 Jugs, 2 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
30 Jun, 1989 13 43 0 46 216
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Jug, 2 Kraters, 3 Bowls
Iron 1 2 Cookpots
Middle Bronze 1 Jar, 5 Jugs, 1 Cookpot
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
30 Jun, 1989 14 35 0 17 217
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Jug, 1 Krater, 1 Bowl
Iron 1 1 Cookpot
Middle Bronze 1 Jar, 1 Jug, 2 Bowls
Early Bronze 1 Jar
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
03 Jul, 1989 15 37 0 41 209
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Jug, 3 Bowls
Middle Bronze 1 Jar, 2 Jugs, 5 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
03 Jul, 1989 16 58 0 52 263
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Jar, 1 Jug, 1 Cookpot
Iron 2 1 Krater, 1 Cookpot, 1 Lamp
Iron 1 1 Bowl
Middle Bronze 1 Jar, 1 Krater, 3 Bowls
Early Bronze 3 Jars
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
03 Jul, 1989 17 37 0 51 211
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 3 Pithoi, 4 Kraters, 2 Bowls
Iron 2 1 Jar, 2 Jugs, 1 Lamp
Iron 1 1 Pithos, 2 Bowls
Middle Bronze 2 Jars, 2 Bowls, 2 Cookpots
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
03 Jul, 1989 18 45 0 29 229
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 3 Jugs, 3 Kraters, 1 Bowl
Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Bowl
Iron 1 1 Krater, 1 Bowl
Middle Bronze 1 Jar, 1 Jug, 2 Bowls
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
03 Jul, 1989 19 47 0 44 234
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Jug, 2 Kraters, 6 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Jug
Iron 1 1 Bowl
Middle Bronze 1 Pithos, 2 Bowls, 1 Cookpot
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
03 Jul, 1989 20 10 0 8 42
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Jar, 1 Bowl
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
04 Jul, 1989 21 17 0 29 170
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 2 Jars, 1 Krater, 2 Bowls
Iron 1 1 Pithos, 2 Cookpots
Late Bronze 1 Cookpot
Middle Bronze 1 Jar
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
04 Jul, 1989 22 21 0 26 153
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 3 Pithoi, 5 Kraters, 1 Cookpot
Early Iron 2 1 Jar
Middle Bronze 2 Jars, 1 Jug
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
04 Jul, 1989 23 33 0 21 185
diagnostic date form
Iron 2 1 Jar, 1 Krater
Iron 1 1 Pithos
Middle Bronze 2 Jars
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
04 Jul, 1989 24 30 0 30 171
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Pithos, 1 Jug, 3 Bowls
Early Iron 2 3 Jars
Iron 1 1 Cookpot
Middle Bronze 1 Pithos, 1 Cookpot

Objects

registration description quantity certainty comments
B891634 Pounder 1 Certain

Object Information

Shape: Spherical
Material: Chert

Object Dimensions

Diameter: 6.37cm
not available Spindle whorl 1 Certain

Object Information

Shape: Circular
Material: Ceramic
Other Information:
  Reworked

Object Dimensions

B891644 Spindle whorl 1 Certain

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Circular
Material: Basalt
Other Information:
  Reworked

Object Dimensions

Thickness: 0.06cm
Diameter: 3.9cm