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Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Ceramics Class
Layer Date Start 900
Layer Date Start Suffix BC
Layer Date End 180
Layer Date End Suffix AD
Bone (count) 31
Iron (count) 1
Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition N-S corridor south of 1277
Formation Process Accumulation
Layer Date Observations Commonware vessel has exact same profile, decoration, and handle as a vessel in SU 1385 but fragments do not join --> no comparanda found. African cookware fragments possibly intrusive.
Stratigraphic Reliability Fair
Stratigraphic Unit Type Natural
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 62.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Clay 20.0
Silt 70.0
Sand 10.0
Soil Matrix Cohesive
Soil Compation Compact
Soil Color Light Brown
Position located in the southern central section of area B, directly south of SU 1279
Shape rectangular
Layer Surface slopes downward to the south. rubble (stone) in northern section.
Layer Thickness Observations fairly level thickness throughout
Layer Interface Diffuse
Finds Observations painted fineware: buff fabric with incised curved lines, glossy red paint inside and outside; thin walled: rim too generic to date; african cookware: very small fragment, thin-walled narrow interior bands; commonware: 10 fragments of 1 vessel; large bowl with internal black gloss and wide stripe around rim on exterior; cf. SU 1385; bone: small fragments; iron: iron
Originally Filled Date 2011-12-07
Originally Entered Date 2011-06-12
Record Revised Date 2016-04-17
Interpretation Accumulated soil and rock fill of a soil cut possibly relatinf to the drainage channel (1279) to the east of the house.
African Cookware (walls count) 1
African Cookware (total count) 1
Amphora (walls count) 19
Amphora (total count) 19
Black Gloss (rims count) 8
Black Gloss (bases count) 1
Black Gloss (walls count) 13
Black Gloss (total count) 22
Commonware (rims count) 34
Commonware (handles count) 2
Commonware (bases count) 7
Commonware (walls count) 106
Commonware (total count) 149
Creamware (handles count) 1
Creamware (bases count) 3
Creamware (total count) 4
Fineware (rims count) 4
Fineware (bases count) 1
Fineware (walls count) 15
Fineware (total count) 20
Impasto (walls count) 17
Impasto (total count) 17
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (rims count) 2
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (walls count) 3
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (total count) 6
Large Storage Container (rims count) 1
Large Storage Container (walls count) 1
Large Storage Container (total count) 2
Painted Fineware (walls count) 1
Painted Fineware (total count) 1
Tegula (total count) 9
Terra Sigillata (rims count) 1
Terra Sigillata (total count) 1
Thin Walled (rims count) 1
Thin Walled (bases count) 2
Thin Walled (walls count) 7
Thin Walled (total count) 10
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7813
13908
Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Anthropic Soil Inclusions
  • Metal, Rare
  • Tiles, Medium
  • Amphorae, Rare
  • Dolia, Rare
  • Pottery
Geologic Soil Inclusions
  • Tufo, Frequent
  • Silt, Frequent
  • Pebbles, Frequent
Organic Soil Inclusions
  • Animal Bones, Rare
  • Animal Teeth, Rare
Anthropic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 287]
    Class: Metal, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    iron
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 2222]
    Class: Tiles, Frequency: Medium
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 2321]
    Class: Amphorae, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 2495]
    Class: Dolia, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8197]
    Class: Pottery, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Geologic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 3979]
    Class: Tufo, Frequency: Frequent
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 4983]
    Class: Silt, Frequency: Frequent
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 5063]
    Class: Pebbles, Frequency: Frequent
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Organic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 6185]
    Class: Animal Bones, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 7185]
    Class: Animal Teeth, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Suggested Citation

Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. (2017) "Unit 1383 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/9c2508ad-c5d7-450c-9d6b-9c092db291c5> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k20z7dm8t

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