Wednesday, July 18, 1973
Work continued in Agger 10. In the morning the workmen finished clearing the trench for photographs. It now appears that there are possibly two walls running N-S through the western half of the trench. (*1) The fossa (?) stones in grids K-N A-B and K-N 0 have a verticle eastern face at least one meter in depth along a N-S line between grids 0 and 1. (actually within grid 1) (NB: along the same line as the inner wall foundations of the western end of the upper building!) At the western side of these stones appear what seem to be a jumble of scattered rocks as capping for the fossa. This area has not been excavated so that it is impossible to determine now the width of this possible wall. (*2) The other possible wall foundations also run north-south and appear so far in grids L-N 3. The wall is approximately 1 meter+ in width and lies approximately...
...1 m. 30-40 cm. from the eastern facing of wall # 1. (NB: Along approximately the same line as the lower building wall foundations which run parallel to and about 1m.40-30 cm. from the eastern edge of the western wall of the upper building!) In the profile it appears that these stones were preserved to a higher level (really 1 m.) and fell down to the east (see profile p. -blank- and photographs p.+ p. ).
It was decided to extend Agger 10 to the north to follow these two possible wall foundations. The extensions consist of grids G-J 0-8 and G-J A-B ( see plan p. 2 ), four meters by 11 meters. In the morning topsoil was cleared by five workmen. Topsoil contained many chipped rocks of various size and a few tile fragments.
2 cassetti of tiles - discarded
- Find # 6
- Agger 10 grid H-3 (Topsoil)
- Procession frieze placque fragment
Preserves part of vehicle
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