July 23, 1987
R/55 was brought down to the level of T-22. This cut produced one half a latte box of assorted pottery and little tile and plaster. One piece of incised orangeware was found.
Rock and tile pack in L/55-R/56 was cleaned further. Rocks exist on top of one another with no soil between them for roughly 30 cm. At present, they begin at the 120 cm level; they may begin lower. Interestingly enough, the tiles which rest on and near these rocks are all located on the eastern side of the rock pack.
I/54-56, the southern end of T-22, was brought down to the 140 cm mark. This cut makes most of T-22 uniform in depth. J was also brought to this level. Over one tall latte box of pottery, mostly coarseware, was filled. A few pieces of painted pottery were also found. L-K/54-56 began to reveal heavy concentration of plaster at ~130 cm. Earth here is rich, brown, and more moist than that of I-J, which is hard and yellow at this level.
- Find 6
- Impasto rocchetto fragment
Continued uncovering rock line, especially south (Q-R). Found more tile laying on rocks as well as some pottery. Left to be photographed by C. Williams tomorrow.
Also finished bringing Q-R/54-56 down to T-22 level. Same type of finds, i.e. various fabric pottery (nothing very fine). Some bronze (#12) found near line.
140 cm cut brought further south to N limit of T-26 original cuts (L/54-56) where rock line abruptly ends, ~K-L/54-56 (especially 56) soil changed to easier picking, drier, and filled with plaster over wetter, pottery-bearing soil. Some sandy, yellow soil found in K/54, oddly.
Found ~1 cassetta of tile, few pithos fragments, and 1 cassetta of plaster, including reed-impressed pieces. 3 latte boxes of pottery like past days' from this cut. Some glass found also (#13).
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