Corinth Basket: Nezi Field Context 6486
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Basket
Name:   Nezi Field Context 6486
Area:   Nezi Field
Context Type:   Fill
Title:   Well, twenty-sixth fill from top
Category:   Deposit
Supervisor:   Marty Wells; Katie Rask
Notebook:   1103
Context:   6486
Page:   0
Date:   2009/05/27
Lot:   Lot 2009-088
Stratum:   5-10% tile, bone, pottery, pebbles, sub-rounded angular cobbles
Description:   Top slope of the context is level. Soil color is dark greenish brown. Soil is Soft poorly sorted clayey sand.
Notes:   6486 was opened below 6483. Soil color and composition remains the same. Soil is quite dark and moist. Little pottery and bone after 10 buckets. Soil is also soft and can be molded with hands. There is some talk of more moisture meaning that we are close to the bottom. 6486 was closed after .38 m.
Context Pottery:   glaze painted IV, slipped (1220-1260), fineware. 5 rims. 4 bodysherds. (saved to lot)
    triangular rim stew pot (1100-1270), cooking ware. 4 rims. (saved to lot)
    Coarseware. 1 base. (saved to lot)
    Coarseware. 7 rims. 3 bodysherds. (saved to lot)
    Coarseware. 1 rim. 1 handle. (saved to lot)
    painted sgraffito, fineware. 1 rim. (saved to lot)
    aegean sgraffito, slipped painted (1240-1260), fineware. 8 rims. 9 bodysherds. (saved to lot)
    aegean sgraffito, slipped painted (1240-1260), fineware. 2 rims. (saved to lot)
    late sgraffito, slipped style VII (1250-1300), fineware. 3 bodysherds. (saved to lot)
    gunsenin III amphora (1200-1300), coarseware. 1 handle. (saved to lot)
    zeuxippus sgraffito, slipped painted (1240-1260), fineware. 1 rim. 1 bodysherd. (saved to lot)
    light on dark IV, slip painted (1225-1260), fineware. 1 base. (saved to lot)
    Coarseware. 1 handle. 4 bodysherds. (saved to lot)
Pottery Summary:   69 frag(s) 0.90 kg. (100% saved) fineware
    173 frag(s) 4.18 kg. (100% saved) coarseware
    95 frag(s) 0.85 kg. (100% saved) cooking ware
Context Artifacts:   shell patella 72 (saved to lot)
    marble revetment 1 (saved to lot)
    iron nail round head 5 shank 4 lump 2 blade tip 1 ring 1 (saved to lot)
    bone needle 1 (saved to lot)
    andecite rubbing stone 1 (saved to lot)
    glass clear blue bead 1 (cf MF 7497) (saved to lot)
    bone awl, sheep/goat metapodial 1 (saved to lot)
    bronze spindle hook 1 disc 1 (saved to lot)
    shell lima 1 (saved to lot)
    shell cockle 3 (saved to lot)
    serpantinite 1 (saved to lot)
    shell spondylus 1 (saved to lot)
    shell pinna 1 (saved to lot)
    suspension lamp handle 1, BS 2 (saved to lot)
Context Bones:   carpal/tarsal of Mammalia, lg (Mammal - Large) - 2 example(s).
    cranial of B. taurus (Cattle) - 4 example(s).
    cranial of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 example(s).
    cranial of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 33 example(s).
    cranial of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 6 example(s).
    cranial of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 2 example(s).
    cranial of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 1 example(s).
    cranial,maxilla with teeth of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 3 example(s).
    cranial,maxilla with teeth of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 1 example(s).
    femur of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 example(s).
    femur of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 fragment(s).
    femur of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 5 fragment(s).
    femur of Mammalia, v sm (Mammal - Very small) - 1 example(s).
    femur of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 1 fragment(s).
    fibula of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 1 example(s).
    humerus of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 example(s).
    humerus of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 2 fragment(s).
    hyoid of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 example(s).
    indeterminate of Aves, md (Bird - Medium) - 31 example(s).
    indeterminate of Aves, md (Bird - Medium) - 2 example(s).
    indeterminate of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 13 example(s).
    indeterminate of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 90 example(s).
    indeterminate of Teleostei (Fish - Bony) - 14 example(s).
    innominate of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 example(s).
    innominate of B. taurus (Cattle) - 2 example(s).
    innominate of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 2 example(s).
    innominate of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 example(s).
    innominate of Oryctolagus cuniculus (Rabbit - Domestic) - 1 example(s).
    innominate of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 1 example(s).
    limb bone, undiff. of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 10 fragment(s).
    limb bone, undiff. of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 31 fragment(s).
    limb bone, undiff. of Mammalia, v sm (Mammal - Very small) - 1 example(s).
    mandible of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 example(s).
    mandible of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 2 example(s).
    mandible w/teeth of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 3 example(s).
    mandible w/teeth of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 2 example(s).
    metapodial of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 fragment(s).
    metapodial of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 example(s).
    Not in Table - 1 example(s).
    phalanx of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 example(s).
    radioulna of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 2 fragment(s).
    radioulna of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 fragment(s).
    radius of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 3 fragment(s).
    rib of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 77 example(s).
    rib of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 9 example(s).
    rib of Mammalia, lg (Mammal - Large) - 1 example(s).
    rib of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 8 example(s).
    rib of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 2 example(s).
    sacrum of Canis familiaris (Dog - Domestic) - 1 example(s).
    scapula of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 21 example(s).
    sternum of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 example(s).
    tibia of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 6 fragment(s).
    tooth of B. taurus (Cattle) - 4 example(s).
    tooth of B. taurus (Cattle) - 1 example(s).
    tooth of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 7 example(s).
    tooth of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 9 example(s).
    tooth of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 1 example(s).
    ulna of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 1 example(s).
    ulna of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 1 fragment(s).
    vertebrae of B. taurus (Cattle) - 2 example(s).
    vertebrae of Mammalia, lg (Mammal - Large) - 3 example(s).
    vertebrae of Mammalia, md (Mammal - Medium) - 3 example(s).
    vertebrae, cervical of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 11 example(s).
    vertebrae, cervical of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 3 example(s).
    vertebrae, lumbar of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 7 example(s).
    vertebrae, lumbar of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 2 example(s).
    vertebrae, thoracic of Capra aegagrus hircus (Sheep/Goat) - 7 example(s).
    vertebrae, thoracic of Mammalia, sm (Mammal - Small) - 1 example(s).
    vertebrae, thoracic of Sus scrofa (Wild Boar or Domestic Pig) - 4 example(s).
Period:   Frankish (1210-1458 AD)
Chronology:   3/4 13th century
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:   74.63-75.01m.
References:   Report: Nezi Field excavations 2009, by Martin Wells, Katie Rask (June 17 - June 18)
Coin: 2009 146
Coin: 2009 150
Coin: 2009 151
Lot: Lot 2009 088