July 1, 1969
Excavation of the N extension was completed as we cleared rocky soil to bedrock in the latest enlargement of this area to the E. We also continued working on the upper layers of the S extension, where more fragments fo tiles and pottery appeared ca 1.0-1.25 m. These wer small fragments and very worn. In allm 5 boxes of tiles and about 3/4 box of pottery were accumulated from CA1. In the N extension were found:
- find 7
- no grid
- find 10
- 1.10 m
- fragment of procession frieze
- find 12
- 1.00 m
sima fragment with lowere part of cavetto
- find 14
- 1.20 m
fragment of rocchetto
We also dug four test trenches, labelled CA 1a, CA 1b, CA 26, and CA 27. Ca 1a, lying within the overall grid for CA1 (F-J 4-5), measured 1.0 x 4.0 m EW. We accumulated one hadful of tiles from this trench before encountering galestra at a depth of 0.30 - 0.40 m . CA 1b (N-P, 0-1) was situated on the N side of CA 1 and measured 1.0 x 2.0 m. again we found a few tiles, but this time found bedrock at the W end (0.20 m deep) and very rocky soil (which we dug to 0.60 m) in the 1.20m. E of the bedrock. the trench was abandoned as unproductive.
Of the test trenches outside CA 1, CA 26 was laid out 2 meters N of CA 1 at the W end, and measured to
1.0 x 2.0 m. We found two vase handles in the rocky soil, then galestra appeared at a depth of only 0.20m. Havin dug a section only 1.0 x 1.0 m at the W end, we stopped work on this trench. CA 27, lying just W of the agger and N of CA 14, measured 1.0 x 1.50m. (E-W). It yielded about 1/3 box of tiles. We discontinued work at a depth of 0.40, where thw soil was brown and rocky.
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