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General remarks This locus consists of three rocks which seem to running from northeast to southwest, but the rocks might be wasah materila too.
Strat below 13
Strat above 20
Strat abuts 17
Strat cuts 17
Dimension length 0.6
Dimension width 0.34
Start date 2005-06-07
End date 2005-06-12
Color 10 YR 6/3 Pale Brown
Texture little amount of shells are in and tiny potsherds.
Composition the soil is loose.
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

Sibel Torpil. (2012) "Locus 16 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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