generations of archaeologists had much different standards when
judging what to keep and what to throw out. Soon every workman
was engaged in the exciting task of carefully uncovering a sculpted
Workmen slowly clearing debris from
around limestone rubble.
Eventually, the stones were cleared and moved to a different
location for more careful study.
(left) Relief sculpture
awaiting recording. (right) Tom Logan measures relief
The whitish soil that had
surrounded them was soon cleared and a change in color to a deep red
became quite apparent. In time, the Berkeley team was to
discover that this change is color was due to the presence of a large
quantity of burnt mudbrick in this area of excavation.
Burnt mudbricks begin to appear out
of the red layer.