Lot 12, Test Cut F: Overburden and Wooden Floor of Most Recent Building (624.59)

This context (Catalog #59: Lot 12, Test Cut F, Stratum III, Level a) consists of artifacts found on the surface rubble and within the remains of the wooden basement floor of the last building to stand on the lot prior to the most recent demolition. These artifacts were excavated within Test Cut F in the southern portion of Lot 12. Test Cut F was placed on the site according to the sampling plan for testing the landfill deposits.

For more information about the deposits associated with Lot 12, please read pages 155 to 191 of the 7 Hanover Square site report.

  • Collection method

    Excavated this context using trowels and brushes. All of the soil was dry-screened using 1/4 inch mesh.

  • Soil description

    Brownish-red rotted wood

  • Munsell

    Not recorded

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