A16k1

File: /MZ/A/A16/D/K/0001.HTM
Processed on 10-10-2016
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Labeling/Designation
Best image 2011-12-12 lC

v1a
Best Image 2014-11-6cjc
L_W23d7701 A16w0129 W322 lC.jpg

Description/Count
Description 2001-6-9fAB A13 k1 [Input file: L630LR.J / L630LR.-J]

Recovery/Assignment and the Record
Daily 2001-6-9fAB We recovered some Khabur ceramic sherds that came out of the plastic covering separating backfill from previously excavated A13. These sherds are in q1 [Input file: L630TR.J / L630TR.-J]
2001-6-9lR we finished removing the backfill and exposed the mud brick structure a1 [Input file: L630TR.J / L630TR.-J]
2001-6-10fAB Work continues to focus on cleaning k1 and k6, cleaning section, and more than 1/2 the workmen are still busy removing the berm. We hope it is finished tomorrow by breakfast. [Input file: L630TR.J / L630TR.-J]
2001-6-11lR In order to find the foundation of a1 in k1 we decided to remove 15cm from the area north of the corner of a1 until the step. We called this feature f12 but did not finish excavating it today. Tomorrow we will remove the bricky mass on the SW corner to reach the wall and check to see if we encounter any defired bricks protruding out of the wall. We did find two stones in close proximity to the corner but appear not to be related to the mudbrick wall. [Input file: L630TR.J / L630TR.-J]
2001-6-14lR tR and cC scraped the North section to find the cut between f27 and f28 and shaved off the small section in the middle of the locus to see this line better. q25 is a mixture of the two features since the baulk was shaved and was unable to keep the pottery separated; this is noted in the q log. [Input file: L630TR.J / L630TR.-J]
2001-7-4fAB k1 has what may be the oldest material as yet uncovered in A16, a floor with no walls connected to it. [Input file: L704FAB.J / L704FAB.-J]
2001-7-23sV To the North of a1, (outside the structure) we have a series of three floors coming out. The upper floor consists of pebble and sherd inclusions and can be associated with the stone foundation of the wall f114 found on the extreme North side of the locus (actually within the baulk/section). The floors are probably associated to an open area due to the irregular surface and slope of these floors (slopes west). Above the wall f7, which represents the northwest boundary of this outside area, we can see a 30cm reddish accumulation at the bottom of the wall f114, which belongs to phase 5c. To the west, there are a series of accumulations, which were cut by the pit f149 next to the northeast corner of a1. We assume that these accumulations still belong to phase 5b since they lie underneath the ashy layer f33 in k6. This layer also appears at the top of the East wall of a2, which is phase 5b. [Input file: L818LR.J / L818LR.-J]
2001-7-25lR In k1 we predict that this will be the most time consuming and slowest area to excavate since in the East section of A10 we see layers of sherd and pebble floors going down. We are leaving the wall in the Northwest corner f114 to see if it continues down. [Input file: L728LR.J / L728LR.-J]
2001-7-26lR In k1 we are removing another 15cm of a reddish brown soil throughout the area. In the Eastern side 50cm from the East baulk the soil has changed from a gray color to black likely the result of localized burning. A large amount of purple and green "kiln waste" chunks were found yesterday in the Northwest area next to the wall f114. In "kiln waste" I am referring to overfired material, which can be vitrified dung or clay. The soil is soft, ashy white in color with lots of burnt pottery and kiln waste. This localized firing pit continued 5-10cm down which exposed a chunky red layer below with blocky pieces of clay f173. [Input file: L728LR.J / L728LR.-J]
Strategy 2001-6-9lR We plan to excavate the southwest side of the locus at the corner of the wall where f4 and f7 intersect. We will try to uncover the base of the wall. [Input file: L630TR.J / L630TR.-J]
2001-6-17fAB see Incidentals\strategy under 2001-6-17 [Input file: L617FAB.J / L617FAB.-J]
2001-7-16lR we will remove the east baulk in k1 after CI has drawn the section. [Input file: L818LR.J / L818LR.-J]

Volumetric localization
Relays 2001-6-9fAB m2524: 400n, 400e [Input file: L630LR.J / L630LR.-J]
North Coordinate 2001-7-3fAB Layers from MZ12 in this locus all seem to cover or cap what is below. [Input file: -M726-A.J / -M726-A.-J]

Analogical record
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v1

v1a

v1b

v3
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v4

v7a

v11

v13
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v42

v42a

v46

v46a
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v54

v57

v58

v59
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v73d

v73g

v77

v79
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v83

v83

v900
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w5

w1

w38

w64
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w21

w37

w28

w41
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w42

w47

w45

w49
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w51

w55

w67

w70
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w71

w69

w73

w76
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w77

w78

w79

w80
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w81

w129
Reference to Plot 2012-3-22lC p0001 [Input file: W322LC.J / W322LC.-J]
2012-3-22lC p0004 [Input file: W322LC.J / W322LC.-J]
2012-3-22lC p0011 [Input file: W322LC.J / W322LC.-J]
Notes on analogical record 2001-7-1tR A16 has utilized A13 section drawings from MZ12 for the North and East sections of k1. [Input file: L701LR.J / L701LR.-J]