Stratum 600

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Stratum 800 lacks cultural material, so it was uninhabited. Seven radio-carbon samples were dated, which gives this stratum a mean calibrated date of 100 BCE ± 100. Stratum 700 was also uninhabited because it lacks cultural material. Three post holes were cut into the top of this layer (features K, L, and M). This building was constructed during the time of Stratum 600, and none of it remains due to the fire that formed Stratum 600. Stratum 700 is given start and end dates based off the the Law of Superposition. Its start date is 200 - 1 BCE, and its end date is 43 CE.
Stratum 600 was a layer of ash filled with flecks of charcoal in all sizes. Its start date comes from a coin of Claudius. Claudius ruled Rome as emperor from 41-54 CE, so
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The material that made up this story was charred, meaning it burned in the fire. A coin of Antoninus Pius was discovered in the rubble, and can also help give this stratum a date, as well as Stratum 500 an end date that is the mid 2nd century because Pius ruled from 138-161. The start and end date for this layer is the same because it did not take long for the story to collapse and …show more content…
Other than this feature, no dateable artifacts were uncovered in this layer. That means that it was uninhabited, and the start and end dates of this layer are given by the Law of Superposition. Its start date is (60-61 CE) and its end date is 10th - 12th century CE.
Stratum 200 contained Features D, E, F, and G, which were plough marks. This suggests that this layer was used as farmland. Feature C was a well that was only used for a few years. It was built at the end of Stratum 200 and at the beginning of Stratum 100, so it gives a date for both layers. The coin found at the bottom of the well gives the date of mid 18th century. The coin gives a secure date because the well was only used for a few years. The two artifacts in the stratum also help give it a start date. The brooch was dated to the 13th century CE, and a small cross between the 10th and 12th

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