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Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Ceramics Class
Layer Date Start 800
Layer Date Start Suffix BC
Layer Date End 100
Layer Date End Suffix BC
Ceramics (count) 455
Bronze (count) 2
Glass (count) 2
Metal (deprecated) (count) 2
Publictation Status Published
Bone (count) (Note) (no count provided)
Publictation Year 2016
Definition silty layer below tufo layer (1180) in room 1
Formation Process Intentional Deposition
Stratigraphic Reliability Good
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 63.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Clay 10.0
Silt 90.0
Soil Matrix Layered
Soil Compation Soft
Soil Color Light Brown
Observations excavated with pick and trowel. delta188 - Miniaturizing kyathos (shot-in); delta184 - bronze fish hook (not shot-in, but see sketch)
Position south central
Shape rectangular
Layer Surface irregular
Layer Inclusion Observations ceramic very frequent along western edge (wall SU 1183)
Layer Interface Sharp
Soil Sample Volume 2.0
Finds Observations commonware: cookingstand; thin walled: written "thin walled ware?"; bone: 1 medium bag; bronze: 2 pieces of copper alloy; metal (deprecated): bronze Medium bag of bone; 2 pieces of copper alloy; 1 tiny piece of glass; Spool also among the special finds, but number is unknown and files do not identify it. It is marked on the spot date sheet.
Originally Filled Date 2010-07-15
Originally Revised Date 2010-07-19
Originally Entered Date 2010-07-28
Originally PDF Date 2010-07-23
Originally Signed Date 2010-07-22
Record Revised Date 2016-04-26
Interpretation Thick layer of silty soil used to form foundation for cocciopesto floor surface in room 1. Although the floor surface and its gravel and crushed tufo preparation layers are truncated in much of the room, this silty layer seems to be intact throughout, below occupation surface.
Amphora (walls count) 8
Amphora (total count) 8
Black Gloss (rims count) 6
Black Gloss (total count) 6
Bucchero (handles count) 2
Bucchero (bases count) 4
Bucchero (walls count) 30
Bucchero (total count) 36
Commonware (rims count) 64
Commonware (bases count) 8
Commonware (walls count) 156
Commonware (total count) 230
Cooking Stand (total count) 2
Creamware (rims count) 2
Creamware (walls count) 22
Creamware (total count) 24
Etrusco-corinthian (walls count) 2
Etrusco-corinthian (total count) 2
Imbrex (total count) 1
Impasto (rims count) 78
Impasto (handles count) 12
Impasto (bases count) 22
Impasto (walls count) 228
Impasto (total count) 340
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (walls count) 6
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (total count) 6
Impasto Rosso (rims count) 16
Impasto Rosso (handles count) 2
Impasto Rosso (bases count) 2
Impasto Rosso (walls count) 206
Impasto Rosso (total count) 226
Internal Red Slip Ware (rims count) 1
Internal Red Slip Ware (total count) 1
Internal Slip Ware (rims count) 1
Internal Slip Ware (total count) 1
Painted Fineware (rims count) 2
Painted Fineware (walls count) 12
Painted Fineware (total count) 14
Tegula (total count) 11
Thin Walled (rims count) 2
Thin Walled (total count) 2
Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Botany Flotation Volume 18.0
Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Anthropic Soil Inclusions
  • Other, Rare
  • Amphorae, Medium
  • Metal, Rare
  • Glass, Rare
  • Pottery
Geologic Soil Inclusions
  • Tufo, Medium
  • Clay, Rare
  • Silt, Frequent
  • Pebbles, Rare
Organic Soil Inclusions
  • Charcoal, Rare
  • Animal Bones, Rare
Anthropic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 293]
    Class: Other, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    Bronze delta184 - fish hook
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 2392]
    Class: Amphorae, Frequency: Medium
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 2824]
    Class: Metal, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 2961]
    Class: Glass, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 7816]
    Class: Pottery, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Geologic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 4087]
    Class: Tufo, Frequency: Medium
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 4884]
    Class: Clay, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 4966]
    Class: Silt, Frequency: Frequent
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 5032]
    Class: Pebbles, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Organic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 5310]
    Class: Charcoal, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 6023]
    Class: Animal Bones, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Suggested Citation

Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. (2017) "Unit 1181 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/9c0c1261-c119-4363-a711-ff71c2435ec2> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2wh2t50s

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