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The Sawmill Site, A Reserve Phase Village, Pine Lawn Valley, Western New Mexico : Fieldiana, Anthropology, Volume 47, No. 1

By: Bluhm, Elaine, 1925

...ion of the kiva was complete, part of the north wall was removed and similar postholes were found there, completely covered by the later masonry. Appa... ... in between, although no evidence of the latter was found. The early pits or postholes along the west wall (fig. 3) may have repre- sented some of the... ... fill dug out during that process had fallen or had washed on top of the old postholes. When the large room was completely cleared, the initial test t... ... room was cleared. Fill and floor layers in Room B were removed as one unit. Postholes were un- covered in the floor ofRoom B and also in the floor of... ...tion revealed two floor levels in Rooms C and D and perhaps three in Room E. Postholes were located in the lower floors in Rooms C and D, and a firepi... ...ith bottom of rock wall along east side of kiva. Posts: Posts in three large postholes on long axis and two large holes on either side of entrance on ... ... on east side may have been main roof supports. Large rocks in three central postholes probably used to support posts. Postholes 0.10 to 1.0 meter in ... ... Sawmill Site kiva. trance suggest walls of older structure. Scattered small postholes or de- pressions in floor may represent temporary racks, auxili... ...deep connect resonator troughs and center pesthole. Roof: No evidence beyond posthole pattern, which suggests a ridge pole running north and south dow...

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Posthole

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.... types of post hole In archaeology a posthole is a cut feature used to hold a surface timber or stone. They are ... ...ot make this apparent. Although the remains of the timber may survive most postholes are mainly recognisable as circular patches of darker earth when ... ...ructures as the holes may define its corners and sides. Construction using postholes is known as earthfast or post in ground construction. ... ... Contents 1 Parts of a posthole 2 Interpretation of postholes ... ...tion of postholes 2.1 Dangers of posthole interpretation ... ... 3 See also Parts of a posthole Although a very common structure, and one of th... ...ble to tell the often subtle differences that distinguish the parts of the posthole. The components of an archaeological posthole are listed in order ... ... circumstances, the reverse order of their excavation. Posthole cut The cut that formed the hole. It is cut from the ground surfac... ...situations, the location of dug up soil can be detected adjacent to filled postholes, especially where subsoil differs markedly from the surface mater...

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Sites of the Reserve Phase: Pine Lawn Valley, Western New Mexico : Fieldiana, Anthropology, Volume 38, No. 3

By: Martin, Paul Sidney, 1899-1974; Rinaldo, John Beach, 1912

...-house 433 159. Three Pines Pueblo, showing remains of jacal room (rows of postholes) and later stone walls 435 160. Masonry detail, Room A, Three Pin... ...A on floor in southwest quadrant; Incised Corrugated pot found with skull. Postholes. — Nineteen in number, diameters ranging from 15 to 50 cm.; depth... ...). 416 METERS < \ \ \ \ I I COCHISE DWELUNGAREA C PIT D FIREPIT E FUX)R • POSTHOLE © DOUBTFUL POSTHOLE ^ UNDISTURBED CLAY LIMITS OF EXCAVATIONS POSSI... ...range-colored clay; greatest depth of pit, 2.27 meters; four ledges; three postholes in uppermost ledge, 20 to 30 cm. in diameter and 10 to 15 cm. in ... ...containing sherds, 20 cm. thick; sterile, gravelly clay, 45 cm. thick). No postholes, no hearth, and no other floor features, nor was the floor sub- t... ...es dug by vandals. West unit undoubtedly built after jacal room burned, as postholes of latter were underneath the masonry walls. Jacal Room Shape. — ... ...ts set stockade fashion (interstices may have been chinked with mud). Wall postholes ranged in diameter from 10 to 26 cm. and in depth from 10 to 35 c... ...nal central support furnished by three upright posts; diameters of central postholes ranging from 30 to 40 cm., and depth from 20 to 46 cm. Pits. — On... ...ve. General Comments. — Jacal structure burned (burned posts found in many postholes). Jacal room undoubtedly preceded masonry room because west wall ...

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Postpipe

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... See also Excavation Posthole Categories ...

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Starkweather Ruin: A Mogollon-Pueblo Site in the Upper Gila Area of New Mexico, And Affiliative Aspects of the Mogollon Culture

By: Nesbitt, Paul Homer, 1904

...h of 3 feet 6 inches below the humus layer. Floor features consist of four postholes, averag- ing more than 14 inches in diameter and sunk below the f... ...n diameter from 13 feet 6 inches to 14 feet. Floor features consist of two postholes, 10 and 11 inches in diameter, placed at the southeast and northw... ..., and 13 inches respectively were located near the center of the room. The postholes, of which there were five, varied from 1 foot to 1 foot 2 inches ... ...additional support posts were situ- ated here, but the presence of a large posthole directly above on the bench would make this improbable. There was ... ...nches into the floor and seem to have been about 8 inches in diameter. The postholes revealed only minute fragments of wood indicating that the suppor... ... away to make room; for a late surface room burial. The arrangement of the postholes in the floor suggested a different type of roof for the rectangul... ...urial. 18. Haury, 1936. 22 STARKWEATHER RUIN Judging from the size of the postholes in the lloor. tlie timber supports must have averaged about 9 inc... ... evidence of a firepit and the floor revealed no features other than three postholes spaced along the long axis of the room which housed the timbers s... ...as 2 feet 7 inches wide and 6 feet 4 inches in length. The diameter of the postholes suggests that the timber supports were of about the same size as ...

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Hembury

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...timber framed entrance to the causewayed enclosure and an oval arrangement of posthole s in the middle which she interpreted as being a building dest...

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Roman Britain in 1914

By: Haverfield, Francis, 1860-1919

...e Roman fort and precincts at Gellygaer. After plans by Mr. J. Ward 59 30. Postholes at Gellygaer 63 For the loan of blocks 14, 17-20, 21-2, and 23-4,... ...lume which will succeed it. Fio. 30. Gellygaer. Stone Packing for a Wooden Posthole in the Verandah of the Barracks (Fig. 29 e) APPENDIX: LIST OF PER...

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Ambresbury Banks

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...idth of the passageway was sufficient to suggest double gates, but no central posthole s were found. Finds at the site have included shards of red, g...

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Prehistoric Man on the Great Plins

By: Waldo R. Wedel

... arrangement of the community, but the villages seem to have been small.No posthole patterns or other structural remains have been recognized from whi... .... Some Central Plains house floor plans, showing characteristic shapes and posthole patterns, but with subfloor cache pits omitted. a. Historic Pawnee... ...eet across, usually square, with a central fireplace around which are four postholes in which the primary roof supports once stood. Walls are of stone... ...side of the doorway. The superstructure, to judge from the distribution of postholes in the pit floor, was supportedby arow of posts set vertically ju... ...Some Middle Missouri house floor plans, showing character istic shapes and posthole patterns, butwithsub floor cache pits omitted. a. Ankara, about 17... ...Central Plains lodges a central hearth surrounded by four equidistant main postholes, and these, in turn surrounded by an outer series in circular or ... ... is more or less complete and regular, there is a scattering of additional postholes in a seemingly planless manner between the four primary supports ... ..., household articles, or for other purposes is unclear. Again there are no posthole patterns or other satisfactory evidences of habitations. The depos... ...wood cut with metal tools; rare brassandiron fragments; and therewere also postholes around 259 Prehistoric Man on the GREAT PLAINS a well-packed ear...

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Uffington Castle

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...8th century BC and continued to be occupied throughout the Iron Age. Isolated posthole s were found inside the fort but no evidence of buildings. Pot...

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Standard Code Classification of Expenditures. January 1, 1914

By: Cleveland. Department of Accounts

...ry- Corn Planters Crow Bars Cultivators Curry Combs Dies and Taps Diggers, Posthole Drawing Knives Drills, Machine Dynamos Emery Wheels Engines, Steam... ...OLS AND IMPLEMENTS—Continued Pliers Plows Plumb Bobs Plumbing Tools Pokers Posthole Diggers Potato Hooks Pruning Saws and Shears Pulleys Pumps Pumping...

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Pipe

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... Postpipe, archaeological remains of a timber in a posthole Half-pipe and quarter pipe, semi-circular...

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The Origin of the Cahokia Mounds

By: Crook, A. R. (Alja Robinson), B. 1864

...ig. 22). At another time he collected soils from holes made with spade and posthole digger in the north face. These tests showed the presence of diffe...

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Werneth Low

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... There is a possible temporary Roman camp and excavations have recovered a posthole. The name Werneth derives from the Welsh verno for alder meaning '...

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Archeological Investigations at Paragonal, Utah (With Fifteen Plates)

By: Judd, Neil Merton, 1887

... Kiva I from the southwest corner of Room 6, shown at the lower right. The posthole in the middle foreground was the only one found near Fire place A ...

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The One Eyed Sky

By: Max Evans

...o be roped and pulled out. It would take a strong fence to enclose it. Now a posthole digger is a mighty mean-looking thing to get hold of just standi... ...ep to hold right It was like digging in cement, and the un- handy part about posthole diggers, as I've mentioned be- 34 THE GREAT WEDDING fore, is th... ...t dig. Now if the soil hadn't been so rocky we could have used the automatic posthole digger on the back of Jim Ed's tractor. But if that had been the... ...n't makin', Wrangler. All we're doin' is wearin' out some good iron bars and posthole diggers." He tried to answer but all I saw was a bunch of frost ...

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The Sanctuary

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...n in 1930, they were interpreted as a timber equivalent to Stonehenge . 162 posthole s were excavated, some with double posts and the remains of p...

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Modified Basket Maker Sites, Ackmen-Lowry Area, Southwestern Colorado, 1938 : Fieldiana Anthropology Volume 23, No. 3

By: Martin, Paul Sidney, 1899-1974; Rinaldo, John Beach, 1912

...a 376 cist floor firepit sipapu niche deflector onfect^omber potrest step posthole adobe SECTION AA' Sllisdi. 1 i I miiiiiij^iiii&|j|f|^|»iiiii; dini... ...itt b floor c flr«ptt d bench k dtfltctor t slob t onttchambar u pofreit • posthole una odobt SECTION A A' pwi i 11* 111 "^^^^^^^^^^^^'^ 3. 'Hill SECT...

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Pit-house

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...emains of the ancient pit-house is a dug out hollow in the ground and any posthole s used to support the roof. In the nineteenth century, it was beli... ...d 2m by 1.5m. Within this pit were placed two substantial wooden posts in posthole s at either end of the long axis. Some archaeologists have suggest...

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Indian Mesa

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...ir houses for sleeping. They also used the houses for storage and as a defense against bad weather. They dug a posthole inside their houses and placed... ... A posthole dug by the Hohokams inside the...

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The Nordenskièold collection of Eskimo material culture from Port Clarence, Alaska; Fieldiana, Anthropology, new series, no. 14

By: Vanstone, James W

...d in Port Clarence, many Es- kimos were employed as interpreters, packers, posthole diggers, and cooks. In addition, they manufactured miniature sleds...

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Cary Village Site

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... a typical Middle Woodland village, it includes multiple hearths, burials, posthole patterns, storage pits, and middens. Because the site has never be... ... a typical Middle Woodland village, it includes multiple hearths, burials, posthole patterns, storage pits, and middens. Because the site has never be...

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The Nordenskièold Collection of Eskimo Material Culture from Port Clarence, Alaska : Fieldiana, Anthropology, New Series, No. 14

By: Vanstone, James W

...d in Port Clarence, many Es- kimos were employed as interpreters, packers, posthole diggers, and cooks. In addition, they manufactured miniature sleds...

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Receipts and Expenditures of the Town of Exeter

By: Exeter (N. H; Town)

...s and Recreation budget. A special thank you to Unitil for helping dig the postholes for our crew: it saved many man-hours for the department. The Par...

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Peebles and Selkirk

By: Pringle, George C

...Via Principalis, V, Q the Via Quintana, the dots at the gateways represent postholes, T a traverse opposite western entrance. (Mr James Curie, author ...

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Kenimer Site

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...artz and Ridge and Valley chert from the northwestern Georgia area. A small greenstone celt was found during a posthole test on the summit of Mound A....

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Peebles and Selkirk

By: Pringle, George C

... Via Principals, V, Q the Via Quintana, the dots at the gateways represent postholes, T a traverse opposite western entrance. (Mr James Curie, author ...

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Proceedings : Volume 12, No. 5

By: Indiana History Conference, Indianapolis

... thing was done south of the original area because we thought evidences of postholes had been discovered, but this did not prove to be the case. Durin...

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Archaeoastronomy and Stonehenge

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...the equinoxes by drawing a line between one of the Station Stone s with a posthole next to the Heel Stone. Moving away from the sun, he also identifi... ...rise and moonset at the major standstill . Newham also suggested that the postholes near the entrance were used for observing the saros cycle . Two...

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Aubrey holes

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.... It has been suggested that the Aubrey holes were originally intended to be posthole s containing timbers or stones but this is uncertain. Analogou... ...nk and ditch at Stonehenge is reproduced at similar sites with rings of timber postholes. That the holes appear to have been filled soon after excava... ...r Neolithic timber circle s of the British Isles which had varying numbers of postholes and orientations and could therefore not have been used for i...

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Aviation archaeology

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...ar structure. The archaeological excavations located an in situ wood post, posthole features, and artifacts which represent archaeological remains of ...

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Mellor hill fort

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...25 m (11 ft) beyond the inner edge of the ditch. At some point, part of the ditch was refilled and a posthole inserted into it, possibly rel...

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Landscape archaeology

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...ation has the potential to uncover building methods, such as the findings of posthole s (which can mark the previous existence of fence lines or oth...

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Clare, Suffolk

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...ibe. In 2009 during a recent rebuilding programme at Clare Primary School, postholes of a late Bronze/Early Iron Age structure were located, with an a... ...a. Roman A Roman boundary ditch and posthole has been found just off Nethergate Street;[20] a strap fitting,[21...

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