Locus 8 was excavated today and completed. Approximatley 1 bowl of terracotta fragments recovered and approximately 3 latte boxes of pottery sherds found. Two pieces of what appears to be white plaster were found of which one was saved. One special find made in this locus today.
Closing depths of locus 8:
NE corner: 19 cm. above datum point
NW corner: 35 cm.
SW corner: 39 cm.
SE corner: 19 cm.
Locus 9 was excavated today and completed. Approximately 1/3 bowl of terracotta fragments recovered and 11 pottery sherds plus one shattered handle found. There was approximately 1/4 latte box of bone fragments found among which was a jaw fragment with teeth (pig?).
Closing depths of locus 9:
NE corner: 35 cm. above datum point
NW corner: 43 cm.
SW corner: 43 cm.
SE corner: 39 cm.
The trench was extended 1 m. east.
Photographs were taken.
Opening depths of new extension:
NE corner: 21 cm. above datum point
NW corner: 42 cm.
SW corner: 52 cm.
SE corner: 35 cm.
Munsell for new extension: hue 2.5 Y 4/4 olive brown
Since the surface layer of this extension is a continuation of the surface layer of the former trench it is designated locus 1. The surface consists of sod, loose pebbles and terracotta fragments. This locus was excavated and completed. Approximately 2/3 can of terracotta fragments recovered and approximately 1 1/3 latte
boxes of pottery sherds found. At least 1 bone fragments was found and 1 special find was made. The excavation of this locus revealed several stones that may be a part of a wall, but further excavation is needed.
Additional note: One special find was made in locus 9 today.
- Find #1
- 26 cm. above datum point
- Locus 8
- Ridgepole fragments with cutout
- Find #2
- 37 cm. above datum point
- Locus 9
- Odd terracotta fragment (architectual?)
- Find #3
- Found in can
- Loom Weight
It was decided late in the afternoon to extend the trench further east. Preparations for this work were begun.
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