The coordinates used refer to the master grid system established in 1991 as described in TT1 page 3.Â† The gridding system indicates the meter and not the corner of the meter.Â† Designation is cardinal/numeric (i.e. N1/E1).
All depths will be measured in absolute terms as "x" cms below datum (b.d.) using a line level, plumb bob, and rule.Â† The datum is an absolute elevation (A.E.) point of 29.15 established for the trench.
The established procedure is to quantify amounts of pottery and bone is by milk carton (latte, latti). When limited amounts are present pottery and bone will be counted individually and brought down from the hill in latte boxes. The amount of terracotta roofing tiles and plaster will be counted by bowl. Once tile and plaster have been counted, it will be discarded in a tile dump, established approximately 10m south of the trench.
latte box = 1 liter (16 cm x 9 cm x 5 cm)
bowl = 2959.21 cm (24 cm x 9 cm)
All material will be located with a meter designation and an absolute elevation.Â† Sensitive materials will be located more precisely within the individual meter by measurements and drawings.
Each locus will indicate a difference in features with respect to previous loci (i.e. different soil types, post holes, rock formations, etc.)
Soil will be described visually while on site and more precisely with a Munsell chart.
Any special finds recovered from the trench, will have elevations and coordinates taken.
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