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Designator Fill
Context rating Tertiary
General remarks This locus is the inside (west) half of the trench. It is the result of spliting loci 56 in half to preserve the context better.
Strat below 56, 64
Strat above 63, 61, 60
Strat abuts 58, 63, 56
Top depth center 588.0
Bottom depth north 587.91
Bottom depth center 587.87
Bottom depth south 587.87
Dimension length 9.0
Dimension width 1.5
Start date 2005-05-25
End date 2005-05-28
Color 7.5 YR 6/3
Texture hard packed silt.
Description remarks Texture is influences by rain
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.
Suggested Citation

Emily Ogle. (2012) "Locus 59 from Asia/Turkey/Kenan Tepe/Area D/Trench 8". In Kenan Tepe. Bradley Parker, Peter Cobb (Ed). Released: 2012-03-28. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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