Closing depths of locus 11:
NE corner: 51 cm. below datum point
Datum point: 0 cm.
Corner 1.2 m. east and 0.1 m. south of NW corner: 4 cm above datum point
Corner 0.7 m. east of NW corner: 14 cm. above datum point
NW corner: 18 cm. above datum point
SW corner: 36 cm. above datum point
Point 0.4 m. east of SW corner: 29 cm. above datum point
Point 1.4 m. east of SW corner: 4 cm. below datum point
SE corner: 51 cm. below datum point
Closing depths of locus 13:
NE corner: approx. 23 cm. below datum point
NW corner: 10 cm. below datum point
SW corner: 8 cm. below datum point
SE corner: approx. 29 cm. below datum point
It was realized after the excavation of locus 13 that some of the material recovered on the eastern edge of the locus should be attributed to locus 11 because of a change in the nature of the soil. However, the strata here appear to be confused probably
because of the modern construction of the nearby road, of the footing for a street lamp, and of the cement cone used to support a fence post. To get a clearer idea of what was occurring in this area balk trimming was carried out on the eastern edge of the trench to remove all soil which may have been disturbed due to this modern construction. Approximately 1/3 bowl of terracotta fragments recovered and approximately 1/3 latte box of pottery sherds found. The eastern balk is now approxiamately 40 cm in from the eastern side of the trench and goes down to a level even with the road.
Also, trimming was carried out on the eatern face of the stone feature which is found in this trench. The eastern face is approximately 1 1/2 m. east of the eastern side of the trench. This was done to determine what stratum the stone feature was resting on. Approximately 1/5 bowl of terracotta fragments recovered (including 1 thin walled dolium fragment) and 10 pottery sherds found (including 1 coarse ware base fragment) along with 3 bone fragments. An additional pottery sherd was made a special find.
It was determined that the stones of the feature are resting on a stratum that is identical to that which the terracotta concentration found to the east of the stone feature is located in.
- Find #1
- 14 cm. above datum point
- Stone Feature Trim
- Rim fragment with ridge and slip
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