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Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition embankment of sewer
Formation Process Construction
Stratigraphic Reliability Good
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 62.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels True
Observations Dry, sunny conditions - SU not excavated.
Position Runs north-south through the middle of area B 2011.
Shape Long rectangle N-S
Layer Surface No slope, medium site rocks as inclusions.
Layer Inclusion Observations no cluster
Layer Thickness Observations thickness stays the same
Structure Alignment North-south
Structure Dimensions 45cm width
Structure Description Rectangular formation of large stones running along west side of sewer, north-south direction.
Structure Mortar Size Small (5-10cm) medium (15
Originally Entered Date 2011-04-12
Record Revised Date 2016-04-26
Interpretation SU fills western side of sewer running through area B 2011. Northern limit might have once connected with SU 1348 to its north. SU might have served as embankment either narrowing the sewer, separating it from the house foundations or serving another purpose. Southern limit tapers off but sewer might connect to the area urbana to the south.
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Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. (2017) "Unit 1398 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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