Locus: H7K11:031 Supervisor: D. Mook
Locus type: Earth
Designation: Earth surrounding Pit 30
Start date: 07 Jul, 2004
End date: 28 Jul, 2004
Rationale
Reason: Earth obviously not in pit
Top separation: Average / Bottom separation: Average

Interpretation:
Function: Fill closing out and IR2 phase
Stratigraphy remarks: Earlier than Pit 30
Locus Date: Late Iron 2/Persian

Top Plan: 29,30,32,33,34
Draw Balks: N

Description

Munsel:
Verbal: Brown
Number: 10YR 5/3

Texture:
Sand clay loam-Silty clay loam
Particle Shape:
A: 25
As: 25
Sr: 25
R: 25

Consistence:
Hardness: S. Hard
Compactness: moderately. Friable
Compactness: very. Firm
Wetness: moderately. Moist
Structure: Random

Measurements:
Length: 1.0
Width: 1.0
Lower Depth: 0.06
Upper Depth: 0.44
Direction: 200
Slope: 5


Inclusions:
Pebbles: 578.0
Cobbles: 8.0
Boulders: 0.6
Stone Distribution: Random

Earth Inclusions:
Brick Frequency: 1.0
Brick Size: 0.5
Earth Distribution: Random

Remarks: Collected some earth baskets in N separately in case there was a FT


Levels

location top level bottom level
4 914.15 (Legacy Level: 912.70) 913.95 (Legacy Level: 912.50)
5 914.06 (Legacy Level: 912.61) 913.79 (Legacy Level: 912.34)
11 914.08 (Legacy Level: 912.63) 913.92 (Legacy Level: 912.47)
12 913.88 (Legacy Level: 912.43) 913.82 (Legacy Level: 912.37)
18 914.18 (Legacy Level: 912.73) 913.84 (Legacy Level: 912.39)
18 913.80 (Legacy Level: 912.35) 914.04 (Legacy Level: 912.59)
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 H7K11:002
Under Pit H7K11:030
Under FT H7K11:033
Over Earth layer H7K11:046
Over Earth layer H7K11:048
Equals Earth layer H7K12:032
Cut by Pit H7K11:030
Cut by FT H7K11:033



Photos - Slideshow

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04H11106
Progress
07 Jul, 2004
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04H11172
Progress
14 Jul, 2004
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04H11193
Progress
15 Jul, 2004
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04H11119
Progress
08 Jul, 2004
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04H11132
Progress
09 Jul, 2004
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04H11146
Progress
12 Jul, 2004

Pottery Readings

date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
08 Jul, 2004 85 10 6 9 32
diagnostic date form
Iron 2 2 Cooking pots, 3 Bowls, 2 Plates
Iron 1 1 Bowl
Middle Bronze 2
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
09 Jul, 2004 86 37 0 8 36
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2/Persian 1 Krater, 3 Bowls, 3 Plates
Early Iron 2
Iron 1
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
12 Jul, 2004 87 6 0 0 4
diagnostic date form
Iron bods
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
14 Jul, 2004 90 11 5 10 93
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2/Persian 2 Bowls, 2 Plates, 1 Cooking pot
Early Iron 2 4 Bowls
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
15 Jul, 2004 91 16 4 8 80
diagnostic date form
Late Iron 2 1 Bowl, 3 Plates
Early Iron 2 1 Jug, 2 Bowls
date pail baskets publish diagnostics total count location comments
28 Jul, 2004 106 31 6 11 73
diagnostic date form
Hellenistic 1 poss
Late Iron 2/Persian 4 Bowls, 2 Plates, 2 Lamps
Early Iron 2 1 Bowl
Iron 1 2 Jugs

Objects

registration description quantity certainty comments
A040099 Stopper 1 Certain

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Circular
Material: Ceramic
Other Information:
  Jar

Object Dimensions

Weight: 18.1cm
Thickness: 0.99cm
Diameter: 3.8cm
A040107 Statue 1 Possible Incising is pre-firing; may represent garment folds.

Object Information

Shape: Amorphic
Material: Ceramic

Object Dimensions

Weight: 287.0cm
Height/Length: 12.0cm
Width: 10.1cm
Thickness: 2.27cm
A040164 Stopper 1 Certain

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Circular
Material: Ceramic
Other Information:
  Jar

Object Dimensions

Weight: 26.6cm
Thickness: 1.74cm
Diameter: 3.8cm
A040174 Object 1 Possible Possibly very large unfinished seal?

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Oval

Object Dimensions

Weight: 85.4cm
Height/Length: 4.0cm
Width: 3.8cm
Thickness: 2.28cm
A040249 Statue 1 Possible

Object Information

Shape: Slightly Triangular
Material: Ceramic
Other Information:
  Anthropomorphic

Object Dimensions

Weight: 169.0cm
Height/Length: 7.6cm
Width: 9.1cm
Thickness: 1.97cm
A040270 Spindle whorl 1 Certain

Object Information

Shape: Nearly Circular
Material: Ceramic

Object Dimensions

Weight: 66.0cm
Thickness: 1.7cm
Diameter: 7.0cm