Corinth Basket: Temple E, Southeast Context 660
Collection:   Corinth
Type:   Basket
Name:   Temple E, Southeast Context 660
Area:   Temple E, Southeast
Title:   Larger circular feature
Category:   Deposit
Supervisor:   Smotherman, D.; Brannelly, T.
Notebook:   1109
Context:   660
Date:   2015/05/05
Stratum:   Fine angular pebbles, fine rounded spherical pebbles, medium angular tabular tiles, rare angular cobbles, bones and charcoal. Overall 35%
Description:   Soil color is dark reddish brown. Soil is Soft poorly sorted clayey silt.
Notes:   The circular feature was first identified after the removal of Context 647 on the 4th. Nearby it another circular/oval feature was identified at the same time (661). Context 660/Cut 665 appeasr to be a small pit which contained ash, charcoal, and bones in a reddish soil along with pieces of pottery. It was decided to sample the entire context (2 buckets, 46 L) as it was relatively small and may include other refuse from cooking. It was possibly used as a single-deposit refuse pit.
Context Pottery:   matt painted, plainware. 2 rims.
    protomaiolica, slipped (1260-1325), fineware. 1 bodysherd.
Pottery Summary:   3 frag(s) 0.01 kg. (0% saved) fineware
    11 frag(s) 0.05 kg. (0% saved) coarseware
    1 frag(s) 0.01 kg. (0% saved) cooking ware
Period:   Frankish (1210-1458 AD)
Chronology:   Late 13th to early 14th
Site:   Corinth
City:   Ancient Corinth
Country:   Greece
Masl:   84.62-84.86m.
References:   Image: digital 2015 0533
Image: digital 2015 0548