Unit Book J2


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Includes other label 2009-09-14 cJC f128 (wall) [Input: T914CJC.j]
Best definition 2009-09-14 !! wall [Input: T914CJC.j]
Summary 2009-09-14 cJC 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. [Input: T914CJC.j]



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Definition 2009-09-14 cJC wall [Input: T914CJC.j]
Description (summary) 2009-09-14 cJC 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. [Input: T914CJC.j]



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Harmonization 2009-09-14 cJC On W514 the strata assignment information was updated by cJC to reflect the J2B sequence. [Input: T914CJC.j]

Time Sequencing

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Strata (included within phase) 2009-09-14 cJC s650J2B [Input: T914CJC.j]
Stratigraphic reasons of assignment 2009-09-14 cJC The revetment wall was assigned to s650J2B based on the materials found at the base and through comparisons with the materials such as the first escarpment in J1. [Input: T914CJC.j]



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Notes on function 2009-09-14 cJC 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. [Input: T914CJC.j]