24 July 2015
The workday commenced with baulk trimming in order to clean up the walls to get a clearer picture of the stratigraphy. The soil was broken up using hand picks and trowels, and then hand sorted into buckets.
Several roots and stumps were removed from the baulk wall, along with several small, fist-sized rocks.
Small concentrations of terra cotta, pottery, and bone have been recovered.
After baulk walling was finished it was decided to focus on fully defining the rocks in Locus 5 and to level out some of the small mounds on the trench floor. Roots were then clipped until lunch.
The afternoon began with straightening the baulk walls and leveling the mounds on the trench floor. Dirt was sorted into buckets by hand the then dumped into the wheelbarrow. Small quantities of bone and pottery have been found.
A small piece of ridged pottery was found while leveling Locus 5 .
Find 1: Ridged pottery fragment
Elevation: 26.6 mAE
A large piece of ridged pottery was found in the baulk wall of the tree island in Locus 5 .
Find #2: Ridged pottery fragment
Elevation: 26.63 mAE
Roots were clipped and closing elevations were taken.
NW Corner: 26.60 mAE
NE Corner: 26.68 mAE
SE Corner: 26.65 mAE
SW Corner: 27.09 mAE
Terra Cotta: 9 pieces
Pottery: 34 fragments
Bone: 25 fragments
Terra cotta: 1 bowl
Pottery: 57 fragments
Bone: 19 fragments
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