Structure 1207, masonry surface structure

Features


Niche (Feature 1) Top of page
General description
Wall niche.
Use history
Function unknown.
Associated features
None.
Excavation procedure
Recorded in provenience data, which are available through the "Field Data: Provenience Data" query in the multisite research database.
Portion excavated
All.
Horizontal location
West wall, very near where it meets the south wall.
Vertical location
77 cm above bedrock floor (Surface 1).
Construction
The south side of the niche is formed by a vertical slab set on the sill; the north side is constructed of two unshaped, unpecked blocks. The back wall consists of small building blocks, part of the masonry structure wall. The lintel is a sandstone slab;
Remodeling/ modification
Not Recorded
Thermal alteration
Not Recorded
Sooting
Not Recorded
Sealed
No
Preservation
Excellent.
Degree of preservation
Shape in plan view
Actual:  rectangular.
Inferred: 
Shape in cross section
Actual:  rectangular.
Inferred: 
Shape comments
Dimensions
 
Actual
Complete?
Inferred
Comments
Length
No
Not applicable.
Width
21
Yes
Height
16
Yes
Depth
21
Yes
Stratigraphy
Stratum
Interpretation
Inclusions
Disturbance
Color
Texture
1
Postabandonment, wind deposited?
Not recorded.
Not recorded.
Light tan.
Sorted sand.