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Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Ashlar blocks below 1384 and 1388
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 One continuous piece that has been cut to form a step, relationship with block on west (that goes into wall 1058) requires further excavation.
Position South western edge
Shape two rectangular steps made from a monolithic block
Structure Alignment East- west (so entrance would have been from
Structure Description Expertly cut stone, one solid block cut into two steps, top step is 190 x 32cm with an 8 cm drop tp second/lower step which is 243x24cm. The lower step continues 23cm on the west past the top step and 30cm on the east
Originally Filled Date 2011-07-19
Originally Revised Date 2011-07-20
Originally Entered Date 2011-07-26
Originally PDF Date 2011-07-21
Record Revised Date 2016-04-26
Interpretation One solid ashlar cut into two steps (going down toward north) of the treshold leading from via claudia SU 1400 into courtyard situated with wall 1058 along western side. SU 1394 ashlar block appears to be associated with a lower tufo floor phase (SU number tba) below tufo floor 1173 (as seen on south western edge of 1173)
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Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. (2017) "Unit 1394 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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