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Description 2009-8-30lC This locus was created at the end of the season to carry on some small excavation operations on top of the revetment wall f72. This locus includes part of k9 and the east baulk of k32. For this reason the locus is irregular in shape and the excavation regards just few smaller areas. [Input file: T826LC.J / T826LC.-J]

Recovery/Assignment and the Record
Daily 2009-8-29lC Today we started to remove the accumulation on top of the revetment wall f72 in k132. This operation was required because during the winter the water was making it instable ad there was the risk it could fall down inside J1 excavation area. Moreover it was difficult to walk on top of the wall for eventual conservation works because of these two kind of spurs projecting to the south. These were left from previous excavation as baulks of old loci. We started to remove about half a meter of accumulation that we consider as topsoil f370 because it was really damaged by the long exposure to water flowing. At the end of the day we uncovered two big floating stones, that tomorrow we will remove hoping to reach the level of the harder soil clearly visible in section. [Input file: T831LC.J / T831LC.-J]
2009-8-30lC Today we continued to work in k132. Once removed the topsoil f370 in the eastern spur we uncovered the hard compact surface f371, on top of which are resting some stones, f372. It is interesting to note that one of these stones is quite regular in shape and it is lying vertically on top of the surface, as other two similar stones to east. So these three stones have almost the same size and shape and rest on top of this surface at more or less at the same distance (about a meter). It seems strange that they are floating stones and it is likely they belong to some sort of installation or structure. In the western spur we continued to remove the topsoil f370 and we uncovered two big floating stones f373.1 and f373.2 More interesting are some smaller stones that seem forming two small wall portions f374 and f375. If the walls were linked the eventual corner was to the south and probably, if preserved, was excavated in the previous seasons. [Input file: T831LC.J / T831LC.-J]
Strategy 2009-8-31lC Removing the two spurs projecting to the south we found unexpected structures ( f374 and f375) below the topsoil, so we changed a little the strategy. Instead of removing the entire portion of k132 planned at the beginning we cut a smaller portion next to the south western corner. This won't compromise the aim of this excavation, because the upper part of the wall is now uncovered and this let the winter waters flow away. [Input file: T831LC.J / T831LC.-J]

Volumetric localization
Relays 2009-8-31aAJ 1343 (41727 47087 - 9151 / Relay location: NW) [Input file: T901LC2R.J / T901LC2R.-J]
2009-8-31aAJ 1344 (41569 47017 - 9105 / Relay location: SW) [Input file: T901LC2R.J / T901LC2R.-J]
2009-8-31aAJ 1345 (41281 47643 - 9046 / Relay location: SE) [Input file: T901LC2R.J / T901LC2R.-J]
2009-8-31aAJ 1346 (41501 47679 - 9183 / Relay location: NE) [Input file: T901LC2R.J / T901LC2R.-J]
2009-8-31aAJ 1347 (41507 47562 - 9130 / Relay location: N) [Input file: T901LC2R.J / T901LC2R.-J]
Space definition 2009-8-30lC r1342 [Input file: T826LC.J / T826LC.-J]
Size of sides 2009-8-30lC 590 cms East, 150 cms South [Input file: T826LC.J / T826LC.-J]

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