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Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Cut in 1173 - starting pit for channel(1228)
Formation Process Cutting
Stratigraphic Reliability Good
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 62.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Observations Excavated with pickaxe and shovel (used trowels to define rocks and other fetures) for 3 days. Rained on afternoon of 1st day, otherwise hot and sunny.
Position southwestern section
Shape oblong and cut (in half) by southern excavation limit
Cut Observations Cut into tufo floor and everything below it (prep. Layers), exposes the bedrock (1001) but doesn't cut it.
Originally Filled Date 2010-07-23
Originally Revised Date 2011-07-19
Originally Entered Date 2011-07-22
Originally PDF Date 2010-07-21
Record Revised Date 2016-04-17
Interpretation The courtyard with its tufo floor was there and it was cut into in order to reach the bedrock and begin construction on the channel (1228), or cut was dug in order to rob some precious building material. Excavation of cut 1229 continued and was completed in 2011
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Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. (2017) "Unit 1229 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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