AAB (L330 - gB)

(shading refers to palace and palace dependency; s-s = sub-stratum)

phase

Mesopotamn

periodization

sr

sub-sr

description of stratum

6

no

occupa­tion

modern

1


surface wash and erosion

2


sod layer, top soil

3


disturbed upper layer

4


removal of ancient stones; gully wash; laminations

5


modern burials

5

topmost settlement

Old Babylonian

- Khabur

6

d

abandonment and scattered occupation

c

collapse of houses

b

accumulation within houses

a

structural build-up of houses (walls and first floors)


houses

7


burials

4

4b

middle settlement

Isin-Larsa

8

c

higher accumulation within houses

b

accumulation within houses

a

structural build-up of houses (walls and first floors)


houses

9


burials

4a

lower settlement

Ur III

10

b

accumulation within houses

a

structural build-up of houses


houses

11


burials

3

3b

continued re-use

of palace dependency

post-Akkadian

12


erosion

13


abandonment; removal of stones from earlier buildings

14

b

accumulation within AK walls and above destroyed areas of AF

a

wall fall and patching of AK building (no rebuilding proper)


higher occupation of palace dependency

15

b

accumulation within AK walls and above destroyed areas of AF

a

re-use of walls (discontinuing of earlier installations)


middle occupation

3a

destruction and first

re-use under Tar’am-Agade

Naram-Sin / Shar-kali­sharri

16

b

AK: continued accumulation

AF: first accumulation above pavements (largely missing)

a

AK: first accumulation above earlier installations

AF: destruction of areas adjoining AK


first re-use of AK and AF

2

construction and occupation of Tupkish palace

Manishtu-shu / Naram-Sin

17

c

accumulation within AK walls and in courtyard; nothing left in AF

b

extensive packing below first floors of AK and AF

a

building of walls in AK and AF


construction and first occupation of AK, AF underground structure W

1

pre-palace

Sargonic

18


accumulations in A12

19


platform (X

unidentified structures in A1 and A5