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Designator Fill
Context rating Tertiary
General remarks This locus is created to enable us to collect and record in the database some pots found eroding out of the slopes of the hillside east of trench H2. These are two carinated simple wares bowls and one flared rim cooking pot with handle. All three of these pots date to the late fourth millennium. the were found several meters down the steep, eroded slope east of area H. The two bowls have complete profiles and are nearly whole. The cooking pot seems to have a complete profile as well.
Start date 2005-06-27
End date 2005-06-27
Tentative Date Ubaid
Has note Contexts excavated in trenches were recorded using the "locus system." A locus is any discrete three-dimensional entity excavated in a trench. The key to the locus system is the recognition that a locus is any one thing. Differences in soil composition or texture are therefore as important as, for example, the difference between a pit and a wall. If two entities were distinct, they were considered separate loci and were therefore assigned separate locus numbers. It should also be noted that every context excavated in a trench was given a locus number and thus the trench itself is made up completely of excavated loci.
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Andrew Creekmore. (2012) "Locus 21 from Asia/Turkey/Kenan Tepe/Area H/Trench 2". In Kenan Tepe. Bradley Parker, Peter Cobb (Ed). Released: 2012-03-28. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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