|Legacy Database LocusID||732|
|Legacy Database TBTID||324|
|Munsell Color||2.5Y 2.5/1 black (dry), 5Y 2.5/1 black (wet)|
|Description||Locus 3 was originally declared as the layer of very dark, almost black and highly organic soil that appeared in a huge patch through the southern half of the trench. It first extended through the entire S half of the trench but was then reduced to a more cicular deposit in the middle of the S half of Tesoro 56. It can be seen quite dramatically in the S baulk. Locus 3 sits beneath Locus 2 and after they were opened, between the S halves of Locus 4 & 5. While the opening and closing dates and pages for Locus 3 seem to suggest that it was open for a long time, it should be remembered that Locus 3 was only actually excavated for a few days. On the day that Locus 4 & 5 were declared, work stopped in the S half of the trench and no more excavation was done until the entire S half was declared Locus 10. Locus 3 is a very highly organic soil. Decaying leaves are present throughout. There are lots of small to medium (fist-sized) rocks spread through the entire Locus. There were no ancient finds in Locus 3.|
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