June 16, 2005
Excavation of the area was begun this morning. The surface cut is designated locus 1 . Pictures were taken before the first pick pass commenced. Approximately 10 cm. of soil was removed today. The soil is dark brown in color and contains a high quantity of organics, especially roots, and a moderate amount of small stones. Several stumps exist in the area. Two bowls (24 cm. in diameter, 7 cm. in depth) of well-worn terracotta fragments were recovered. Six sherds of pottery were found, all of impasto (2-body, 1-handle, 3-rim).
Open depths of locus 1:
- NW = 176.7-E/49.3-S = 46 cm. below datum point (estimated)
- SW = 176.3-E/52-S = 43 cm. below datum point (estimated)
- SE = 180-E/52.2-S = 55 cm. below datum point (estimated)
- NE = 180-E/49.3-S = 51 cm. below datum point (estimated)
Additional Opening Depths:
- 177-E/52-S = 43 cm. below datum point
- 177-E/52.1-S = 43 cm. below datum point (estimated)
Only the northside of the trench to be excavated will have a balk wall. The west, most of the south, and the east side will extend all the way to already existing excavated trenches.
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