Corinth Basket: Nezi Field Context 6469
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Basket
Name:   Nezi Field Context 6469
Area:   Nezi Field
Context Type:   Fill
Title:   Well, twenty-third from top
Category:   Deposit
Supervisor:   Marty Wells; Katie Rask
Notebook:   1103
Context:   6469
Page:   0
Date:   2009/05/26
Lot:   Lot 2009-088
Stratum:   10% subrounded spherical/angular cobbles, bone, pottery, tile, pebbles
Description:   Top slope of the context is level. Soil color is dark greyish brown. Soil is Compact poorly sorted clayey silt.
Notes:   6469 was opened after 6455 was excavated 35cm (artificial boundary).
A note on inclusions: percentages are based on ooking at the soil in the buckets. Some buckets have fewer than others so 10% is a bit of an average. We can't see wha the soil looks like in the well as it is being excavated. See 6438 and 6447 for personal observation of soil as it was excavated. The soil of 6469 continues to come up dark greyish brown like 6455. Roof tiles, cobbles, bone continue. The dry sieve revealed a large number of fish scales and egg shells.
27.5.09 Notes: Soil has been more moist this context. Guy Sanders notes that there also may be some characterisitic of the soil which is degrading the glaze on the pottery, or at lease the glaze on the pottery is in poorer condition.
The context was closed after approximately 0.30m.
Context Pottery:   Coarseware. 5 rims. 10 handles. 29 bodysherds. (saved to lot)
    folded, cooking ware. 1 rim. (saved to lot)
    Coarseware. 2 bodysherds. 9 bases. (saved to lot)
    Coarseware. 1 base. (saved to lot)
    RMR, slipped (1275-1325), fineware. 1 rim. 2 bodysherds. 1 base. (saved to lot)
    slipped plain glazed (1100-1300), fineware. 3 rims. 18 bodysherds. 2 bases. (saved to lot)
    triangular rim stew pot (1100-1270), cooking ware. 4 rims. (saved to lot)
    Coarseware. 11 rims. 3 bases. 1 complete profile. (saved to lot)
    glaze painted IV, slipped (1220-1260), fineware. 5 rims. 1 base. (saved to lot)
    light on dark IV, slip painted (1225-1260), fineware. 4 rims. 9 bodysherds. 2 bases. (saved to lot)
Pottery Summary:   112 frag(s) 2.20 kg. (100% saved) fineware
    679 frag(s) 8.63 kg. (100% saved) coarseware
    87 frag(s) 0.79 kg. (100% saved) cooking ware
Context Artifacts:   marble purple and white 1 (saved to lot)
    glass, clear BS 1; blueish folded ring foot jug base 1 (saved to lot)
    iron nail 3; nail shaft 3; handle with bronze rivets 1 (saved to lot)
    shell unid 3 (saved to lot)
    marble revetment white 1 (saved to lot)
    shell spondulus 1 (saved to lot)
    shell patella 6 (saved to lot)
    marble rosso antico 1 (saved to lot)
    bronze lump 3; sheet with folded edge 2 (saved to lot)
    shell cockle 15 (saved to lot)
Context Bones:   cranial of B. taurus (Cattle) - 3 example(s).
    cranial of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 2 example(s).
    cranial of Mammalia, lg (Mammal - Large) - 6 example(s).
    cranial of Mammalia, lg (Mammal - Large) - 18 example(s).
    cranial of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 226 example(s).
    cranial,maxilla with teeth of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 example(s).
    cranial,maxilla with teeth of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 example(s).
    cranial,maxilla with teeth of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 4 example(s).
    femur of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 6 fragment(s).
    fibula of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 1 fragment(s).
    humerus of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 6 fragment(s).
    humerus of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 3 fragment(s).
    hyoid of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 example(s).
    hyoid of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 2 example(s).
    indeterminate of Aves, md (Bird - Medium) - 23 example(s).
    indeterminate of Mammalia, lg (Mammal - Large) - 1 example(s).
    indeterminate of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 80 example(s).
    indeterminate of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 12 example(s).
    indeterminate of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 85 example(s).
    indeterminate of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 140 example(s).
    innominate of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 example(s).
    innominate of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 5 example(s).
    limb bone, undiff. of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 28 fragment(s).
    limb bone, undiff. of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 3 fragment(s).
    mandible of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 example(s).
    mandible of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 5 example(s).
    mandible of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 14 example(s).
    mandible w/teeth of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 example(s).
    mandible w/teeth of B. taurus (Cattle) - 2 example(s).
    mandible w/teeth of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 5 example(s).
    metapodial of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 fragment(s).
    metapodial of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 fragment(s).
    metapodial of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 5 fragment(s). 1 other misc. bone(s).
    metapodial of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 1 fragment(s).
    Not in Table - 1 example(s).
    phalanx of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 2 example(s).
    radioulna of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 10 fragment(s).
    radius of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 4 fragment(s).
    radius of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 3 fragment(s).
    radius of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 fragment(s).
    rib of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 example(s).
    rib of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 126 example(s).
    rib of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 1 example(s).
    scapula of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 example(s).
    scapula of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 72 example(s).
    tarsal, astragalus of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 2 example(s).
    tarsal, calcaneus of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 2 fragment(s).
    tarsal, calcaneus of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 1 example(s).
    tibia of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 20 fragment(s).
    tibia of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 fragment(s).
    tibia of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 1 fragment(s).
    tooth of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 example(s).
    tooth of B. taurus (Cattle) - 34 example(s).
    tooth of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 15 example(s).
    tooth of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 10 example(s).
    ulna of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 fragment(s).
    ulna of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 5 fragment(s).
    vertebrae of B. taurus (Cattle) - 3 example(s).
    vertebrae of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 32 example(s).
    vertebrae of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 3 example(s).
    vertebrae of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 22 example(s).
    vertebrae, lumbar of Mammalia, lg (Mammal - Large) - 1 example(s).
    vertebrae, thoracic of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 example(s).
Period:   Frankish (1210-1458 AD)
Chronology:   1270-1280
Grid:   277.10-276.00E/1030.20-1031.30N
XMin:   276
XMax:   277.1
YMin:   1030.2
YMax:   1031.3
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
Masl:   75.79-76.11m.
References:   Report: Nezi Field excavations 2009, by Martin Wells, Katie Rask (June 17 - June 18)
Coin: 2009 137
Coin: 2009 139
Coin: 2009 140
Lot: Lot 2009 088