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Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Ceramics Class
Layer Date Start 300
Layer Date Start Suffix BC
Layer Date End 50
Layer Date End Suffix BC
Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Layer of debris, reddish gray
Formation Process Collapse
Stratigraphic Reliability Good
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 63.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Clay 40.0
Silt 60.0
Soil Matrix Granular
Soil Compation Compact
Soil Color Gray
Observations Excavated with pickaxes. Clumps of clay in lower part of stratum. Rubbly layer sat on top of crushed tufo floor 1231
Position W end of excavated part of area B; bordered on the S by 1187 and on the E by 1226
Shape irregular S-shape
Layer Surface large frags of roof tile visible on surface; large rubble rocks esp. in SE end
Layer Inclusion Observations rubble distributed relatively evenly throughout; mostly irregular-shaped rocks; some cut-rectilinear rocks
Layer Thickness Observations consistent thickness
Layer Interface Sharp
Layer Interface (Other Notes) sits on top of tufo floor 1231
Finds Observations 1 has black residue on inside; other 2 are African
Originally Filled Date 2010-07-23
Originally Revised Date 2010-07-23
Originally Entered Date 2010-11-08
Originally PDF Date 2010-07-27
Record Revised Date 2016-04-26
Interpretation Debris seems to have been the result of wall or roof collapse perhaps associated with 1187 and/or 1226.
Amphora (walls count) 3
Amphora (total count) 3
Black Gloss (rims count) 1
Black Gloss (handles count) 1
Black Gloss (walls count) 2
Black Gloss (total count) 4
Commonware (bases count) 1
Commonware (walls count) 6
Commonware (total count) 7
Creamware (bases count) 1
Creamware (walls count) 4
Creamware (total count) 5
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (rims count) 1
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (walls count) 3
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (total count) 4
Large Storage Container (walls count) 1
Large Storage Container (total count) 1
Tile (total count) 44
7057
7058
7059
7060
7061
13745
Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Anthropic Soil Inclusions
  • Tiles, Frequent
  • Pottery
Geologic Soil Inclusions
  • Clay, Medium
  • Tufo
  • Other
  • Limestone
Organic Soil Inclusions Animal Bones, Medium
Anthropic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 1975]
    Class: Tiles, Frequency: Frequent
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 7923]
    Class: Pottery, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Geologic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8445]
    Class: Tufo, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 4914]
    Class: Clay, Frequency: Medium
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8877]
    Class: Limestone, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 7504]
    Class: Other, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    sandstone
Organic Soil Inclusion Details
Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 6679]
Class: Animal Bones, Frequency: Medium
Soil Inclusion Details
[No details]
Suggested Citation

Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. (2017) "Unit 1222 from Europe/Italy/Gabii/Area B". In The Gabii Project. Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato (Ed). Released: 2017-06-04. Open Context. <https://opencontext.org/subjects/919bdaf7-49fe-4293-9fb1-c80d59890733> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2ng4wg8r

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