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Area B, June 2009
Topic Started: Jun 14 2009, 06:46 PM (535 Views)
SacoHarry
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David, these are fantastic pictures, and the descriptions are great! I've pulled them out to start a "June" thread to help keep the timelines separated.

For those getting their bearings, it looks like the trench is about here:

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If you guys have found the western gate of Period II/III that's a big coup! But yeah, why would it be so high up? More late-Roman terracing/ground levelling at work?
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David, is this breakdown of the tower, rampart, walls, etc. accurate?

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Green - Possible Period II/III western gate tower (c. AD 100)
Purple - Rampart base (Severan?) (c. AD 210)
Orange - Vicus wall (3rd C)
Yellow - Unidentified wall (c. ?)
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Brilliant pic & diagram! Fluid indeed. Would the Antonine bits be part of the "military annex"? Or did you stumble on some of the elusive early vicus?

Also, could that roadside ditch have been a surface aqueduct? I think I remember Justin finding similar waterchannels alongside roads to the NW.
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