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Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Upper fill of imbrex grave
Formation Process Intentional Deposition
Stratigraphic Reliability Good
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 62.0
Elevation Minimum 62.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Clay 15.0
Silt 80.0
Sand 5.0
Soil Matrix Granular
Soil Compation Friable
Soil Color Brown
Observations excavated by trowel, dry conditions, the fill was in terms of soil not different from SU 1385, but contained older pottery.
Position central
Shape rectangular, conforms to shape of cut 1461
Layer Surface flat, no visible inclusions
Layer Inclusion Observations no inclusions
Layer Interface Commingled
Originally Entered Date 2011-05-12
Originally PDF Date 2011-01-08
Record Revised Date 2016-04-17
Interpretation Upper fill of a grave, an infant burial within two imbrices, the fill was in terms of soil not different to 1385 but some instinct made the excavators separate the finds from this deeper area (they said the pottery seemed to be different to what they found above).
Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Anthropic Soil Inclusions Pottery
Anthropic Soil Inclusion Details
Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8188]
Class: Pottery, Frequency: [Not recorded]
Soil Inclusion Details
[No details]
Suggested Citation

Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. (2017) "Unit 1458 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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