June 15, 1993
The entire area of T-22 West Extension was cleared of backfill and washout. Significant amount of soil had eroded from the baulk throughout the winter. Circa 1/2 a cassette of fragmentary, worn tile was removed from the loose washout along with small worn fragments of pottery.
Two bronze objects were recovered, one from I/44 #1 and one from I/43 #2. Number one is a decorated lozenge fibula with concentric circles surrounded by chevrons. The ends are demarkated by incised lines. Only the arc of the fibula is preserved. Number 2 is a small, comb bead of a pin with a flat, ribbon shaft (not preserved).
One other small, amorphous bronze fragment was recovered in I/43.
- find 1
- 52.6 cm (south baulk)
- arc of lozenge fibula
- find 2
- head of bronze pin
After clearing the baulks of the trench, an initial cut was taken in meter G/49. The cut was roughly 7-10 cm through medium brown soil with plaster inclusions. Small, worn fragments of pottery were found along with worn tile fragments. A portion of a bone with cut marks was also recovered. G/49 is roughly now at a depth of 55-60 cm. THis cut will be extended east tomorrow. Further cleaning in the area of I/44-43 produced further examples of amorphous bronze.
- find 3
- 60-65 cm
- bone with cut marks
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