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Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Two tufo slabs, corner of cistern
Formation Process Construction
Stratigraphic Reliability Good
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 63.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Observations The slabs were discovered during the excavation of the grave Fran.
Position central west area B in 2010, room 2
Shape square
Structure Building Technique Other carved tufo slabs
Structure Dimensions length 1.75 m, width 1.63m, height 0.20m
Structure Description Two carved tufo slabs that form the top of a well. Found in the middle of room 2 against the northern wall. At the same level of the floor 1173. A large piece of tile and pottery were found stuck to the surface. A large cap stone was found over the well hole.
Originally Filled Date 2010-07-28
Originally Revised Date 2010-07-28
Originally Entered Date 2010-11-07
Originally PDF Date 2010-07-29
Record Revised Date 2016-04-26
Interpretation The two tufo slabs that mark the top of a well give room 2 the appearance of possibly being a courtyard. For some reason the well was capped. At a later date the right slab was partially cut into by a grave cut. Although they are carved tufo, there appears to be some sort of white-wash that was applied to the top.
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Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. (2017) "Unit 1188 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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