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Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Ceramics Class
Layer Date Start 100
Layer Date Start Suffix BC
Layer Date End 50
Layer Date End Suffix BC
Bone (count) 12
Ceramics (count) 36
Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Ceramics (weight, kg.) 0.222
Bone (weight, kg.) 0.014
Definition Rock layer to the south of SU 1390
Formation Process Accumulation
Stratigraphic Reliability Fair
Stratigraphic Unit Type Natural
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 63.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Clay 10.0
Silt 80.0
Sand 10.0
Soil Matrix Granular
Soil Compation Friable
Soil Color Brown
Observations Hard patch in north west corner at surface appears to be floor prep.
Position On the southern edge of excavation in Area B. Located just east of center directly south of SU 1390
Shape rectangular with a piece of the South East corner missing
Layer Surface even slope, western side of the SU has small rock inlcusions
Layer Inclusion Observations no clusters
Layer Thickness Observations layer is thickest at south end and at north barely 2 am deep
Layer Interface Sharp
Ceramics Observations Pieces in generally good condition.
Originally Filled Date 2011-07-21
Originally Revised Date 2011-07-26
Originally Entered Date 2011-07-27
Originally PDF Date 2011-07-27
Originally Signed Date 2012-07-05
Record Revised Date 2016-04-17
Interpretation SU 1424 lay below floor prep of the room which was present at the top of this SU in the N-W corner. The soil then extends down to bedrock throughout the SU, bedrock in the south east corner is cut by construction cut SU 1431. Construction cuts are present on the east and west sides of the SU, but not the northern limit.
Black Gloss (rims count) 3
Black Gloss (walls count) 7
Black Gloss (total count) 10
Black Gloss (weight, kg) 0.03
Black Gloss (min size) 1.0
Black Gloss (max size) 3.0
Commonware (rims count) 3
Commonware (handles count) 1
Commonware (walls count) 11
Commonware (total count) 15
Commonware (weight, kg) 0.114
Commonware (min size) 2.0
Commonware (max size) 6.0
Creamware (walls count) 3
Creamware (total count) 3
Creamware (weight, kg) 0.034
Creamware (min size) 3.0
Creamware (max size) 5.0
Fineware (walls count) 1
Fineware (total count) 1
Fineware (weight, kg) 0.002
Fineware (max size) 2.0
Impasto (rims count) 1
Impasto (walls count) 2
Impasto (total count) 3
Impasto (weight, kg) 0.018
Impasto (min size) 2.0
Impasto (max size) 3.0
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (walls count) 4
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (total count) 4
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (weight, kg) 0.024
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (min size) 2.0
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (max size) 3.0
Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Anthropic Soil Inclusions
  • Tiles, Rare
  • Pottery
Organic Soil Inclusions
  • Animal Bones, Rare
  • Animal Teeth, Rare
Anthropic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 1799]
    Class: Tiles, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8036]
    Class: Pottery, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Organic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 6111]
    Class: Animal Bones, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 7139]
    Class: Animal Teeth, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Suggested Citation

Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. (2017) "Unit 1424 from Europe/Italy/Gabii/Area B". In The Gabii Project. Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato (Ed). Released: 2017-06-04. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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