The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Winter 1991, Volume 37, Number 1
Richard W. Crawford, Editor
Back to the article: Archaeological Excavation and Education at the San Diego Royal Presidio
San Diego State University North Wing Project Site Plan 1987-90.
The area of trash deposit in Unit IV. The north-south adobe wall is in the foreground. Arrow points north.
The east-west adobe wall in Unit V with curved roofing tiles distributed within the eastern half of the unit.
The rectangular placement of tiles and stones below the foundation level in Unit V and south of the east-west adobe wall.
The square feature composed of tiles adacent to the north-south adobe wall in Unit VI. Function of tiles area is unknown.
Close-up view of tile feature in Unit VI. Note cobblestone foundation for tiles and adjacent stone distribution.
Unit VII architectural features. Wide north-south adobe wall and narrow east-west adobe perpendicular wall. Light rectangle of plaster on the right. Tile stack on wall in center of photograph. Roofing tiles on the left.
Proportions of major artifacts, excluding bone and shell.
Proportions of artifacts for each excavated unit.
Proportions of major ceramic manufacturers by unit.
Proportions of ceramics by country of origin.
Major ceramic classes
Examples of fine wares. Top right: blue and white Chinese Canton ware. Bottom right: Tin-glazed majolica ware. Left: British blue and white transfer ware. Largest fragment shown is approximately six centimeters across.
Functional categories of metal, excluding modern fragments.
Probable rosary charm of Saint Demetrius,, view showing his profile. Other side shows the Virgin Mary and the Christ child. Brass 1.5 centimeters in iameter.
Stone artifact analysis
Utensil handle of animal bone with incised cross-hatch decoration. Eight centimeters in length.
Animal age determination.
Animal species identification.
Table 1. San Diego Royal Presidio North Wing Project Final Artifact Counts.
Table 2. San Diego Royal Presidio North Wing Project. Ceramics by Unit and country of manufacture.
Table 3. San Diego Royal Presidio North Wing Project metal types
Table 4. Taxon by bone part (One pig bone not included in sample).
Table 5. San Diego Royal Presidio North Wing Project. Animal bone by body part.