Excavation was ended today in locus 16. Although most of the locus was brought down to sterile soil or bedrock, there may still be material at a lower level in the NW corner of the locus. Approximately 1 dozen fragments of terracotta recovered of which several pieces were saved as special find #1. Three pottery sherds were found.
Closing depths of locus 16:
NE corner: 62 cm. below datum
NW corner: 56 cm. below datum
SW(1) corner: 4 cm. above datum
SW(2) corner: 4 cm. above datum
SW(3) corner: 4 cm. above datum
SE corner: 11 cm. above datum
Balk trim was carried out in the entire trench. Eight terracotta fragments recovered and no pottery found. Closing photographs and depth measurements were taken ( see enclosed image, pg. 61 ).
Also, some balk trim was carried out in VT-1 just north of the stone feature in VT-2 to see whether the stones extended further north. No new stones were found. During this operation approximately 3/4 can of terracotta fragments recovered and approximately 3 latte boxes of pottery. Two special finds were made here.
- Find #1
- 60 cm. below datum
- Locus 16
- Terracotta fragments
- Find #2
- 24 cm. above datum
- Balk trim in VT-1
- Terracotta flange fragment with hole
- Find #3
- 11 cm. above datum
- Balk trim in VT-1
- Miniature cup handle fragment
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