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File: /MZ/A/J03/D/A/0004.HTM
Processed on 07-13-2016
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Labeling/Designation
Category 2006-8-16!! installations [Input file: Q919JW1.J / Q919JW1.-J]
Definition 2006-8-16eDB installation [Input file: Q919JW1.J / Q919JW1.-J]
Summary 2007-7-17jW Five large limestone blocks arranged in an E-W line at the same elevation in k13. [Input file: R718JW1.J / R718JW1.-J]
Best image 2007-7-17 jW

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Description/Count
Description 2006-8-16eDB A line of large limestone blocks ( f112 = f208, f117 = f206, f130 = f205, f132 = f207) running E-W relatively close to the surface. Their relative positions suggest that they were intentionally placed, possibly as a part of a wall or enclosure. Their proximity to the surface also suggests that they were moved to their current position. It is unclear when they were placed and it could range from the late Mittani period through the Middle Assyrian period which immediately followed, to a much later time associated with scattered occupation. [Input file: Q919JW1.J / Q919JW1.-J]

Recovery/Assignment and the Record
C99.NRecovery 2006-8-30jW We began removing the four E-W stones today. Their pedistal and the soil surface on which the two N-S stones rested ( f147) provide an opportunity to collect a ceramic sample to determine if the installation was used during the time after Mittani occupation. We expect that it was probably built by Middle Assyrians because the bottom of the stones was about 15cm above the mud glacis, f152, which was likely kept clean by Mittani temple worshipers. [Input file: Q830JW4.J / Q830JW4.-J]

Volumetric localization
Locus 2006-8-16eDB k13 [Input file: Q919JW1.J / Q919JW1.-J]
Relays 2006-8-29aA 902 (41243 49320 - 9300 / Relay location: NE corner) [Input file: Q830JW-R.J / Q830JW-R.-J]
2006-8-29aA 903 (41198 49302 - 9285 / Relay location: SE corner) [Input file: Q830JW-R.J / Q830JW-R.-J]
2006-8-29aA 904 (41287 49048 - 9296 / Relay location: SW corner) [Input file: Q830JW-R.J / Q830JW-R.-J]
2006-8-29aA 905 (41196 48987 - 9228 / Relay location: E corner) [Input file: Q830JW-R.J / Q830JW-R.-J]
2006-8-29aA 906 (41137 48850 - 9203 / Relay location: SE corner) [Input file: Q830JW-R.J / Q830JW-R.-J]
2006-8-29aA 907 (41230 48849 - 9215 / Relay location: SW corner) [Input file: Q830JW-R.J / Q830JW-R.-J]
2006-8-29aA 908 (41301 48934 - 9237 / Relay location: W corner) [Input file: Q830JW-R.J / Q830JW-R.-J]
2006-8-29aA 909 (41380 49089 - 9302 / Relay location: NW corner) [Input file: Q830JW-R.J / Q830JW-R.-J]
D99.NVolmtrc 2006-8-30jW while plotting relays of the outline of the "L" shaped arrangement of the large limestones and their individual shapes which were excavated in k13 and k23, jW noticed that one of the stones had not been assigned a feature number. Furthermore, it was not possible to positively identify which stones of the E-W line of four were previously designated. We assigned new feature numbers ( f205, f206, f207, f208) to the stones and relayed each again. [Input file: Q830JW4.J / Q830JW4.-J]

Spatial aggregation
Element within aggregate 2006-8-16eDB f112, f117, f130, f131, f132 [Input file: Q919JW1.J / Q919JW1.-J]

Analogical record
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Reference to Plot 2007-3-21jW p0015 [Input file: R321JW3.J / R321JW3.-J]
2007-3-21jW p0028 [Input file: R321JW3.J / R321JW3.-J]