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Label includes another 2009-9-14cJC f128
Category 2009-9-14!! unknown
Definition 2009-9-14cJC ~wall
Summary 2009-9-14cJC Revetment wall surrounding the temple terrace. This wall extends across the whole JP area, into stretching from J6 in the east to J5 in the west, through J2, J3, J4 and J1.

Description 2009-9-14cJC The revetment wall is part of the larger monumental access that defines J2. It is a wall, about 2 rows of stones in thickness that acts as an interface between the temple terrace area and the Plaza. The wall is about 2.5 meters high in J2. It is constructed of rough stones that are placed on top of each other, the area between the stones is filled with dirt.

Recovery/Assignment and the Record
Harmonization 2009-9-14cJC On W514 the strata assignment information was updated by cJC to reflect the J2B sequence.

Time sequencing
Strata within phase 2009-9-14cJC s650J2B
Stratigraphic reasons 2009-9-14cJC The revetment wall was assigned to s650 s650J2B based on the materials found at the base and through comparisons with the materials such as the first escarpment in J1.

M99.NFunct 2009-9-14cJC Based on excavations in J3 it is thought that the revetment wall is backed (on the northern inside face) with a bakaya layer to prevent water from seeping through and causing damage.