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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Layer Date Start 700
Layer Date Start Suffix BC
Layer Date End 900
Layer Date End Suffix AD
Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Compact layer below 1424
Formation Process Accumulation
Stratigraphic Reliability Good
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 62.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Clay 5.0
Silt 75.0
Sand 20.0
Soil Matrix Granular
Soil Compation Compact
Soil Color Light Brown
Observations Very compact material. Western portion has a smooth compaction while eastern portion has small rock inclusions. NOTE: on SU sheet written by depth: original above bedrock, not original above fill 1432.
Position south central area B 2011, north of SU 1429 and southwest of SU 1424
Shape irregular
Layer Surface downward southeast, small rocks in eastern portion, two large stones in southwest
Layer Inclusion Observations cluster of stones in southwest
Finds Observations Not enough material to date narrowly; no diagnostic sherds.
Originally Filled Date 2011-07-26
Originally Entered Date 2011-12-02
Originally Signed Date 2012-07-05
Record Revised Date 2016-04-17
Interpretation Accumulation layer extending from northwestern corner of cut 1431 northward. Area may have been excavated by previous excavation. Region of SU to north and east were found to be bedrock.
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Ceramics (count) 3
Ceramics (weight, kg.) 0.028
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Anthropic Soil Inclusions
  • Brick, Rare
  • Pottery
Geologic Soil Inclusions Tufo, Rare
Anthropic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 3398]
    Class: Brick, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8124]
    Class: Pottery, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Geologic Soil Inclusion Details
Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 3771]
Class: Tufo, Frequency: Rare
Soil Inclusion Details
[No details]
Property or Relation Value(s)
Temporal Coverage
[Standard: Dublin Core Terms]
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Suggested Citation

Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. "Unit 1446 from Italy/Gabii/Area B". (2017) In The Gabii Project. Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato (Eds.) . Released: 2017-06-04. Open Context. <>

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The Gabii Project

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