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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Designator Fill
Context rating Tertiary
General remarks 3rd step, continuation of the rock rows, (laid down on this loc 3 so they were articulated)
Strat below 3
Strat abuts 14, 25
Top depth center 590.441
Top depth north-west 590.441
Top depth south-east 590.481
Bottom depth north-west 590.111
Bottom depth center 590.111
Bottom depth south-east 590.221
Dimension length 5.2
Dimension width 1.5
Start date 2002-07-18
End date 2002-08-10
Color 7,5 YR-5/3
Texture dry dirthy soil,easy to dig
Composition sand stone and sperated rocks on it
Tentative Date Middle Bronze Age
Note Contexts excavated in trenches were recorded using the "locus system." A locus is any discrete three-dimensional entity excavated in a trench. The key to the locus system is the recognition that a locus is any one thing. Differences in soil composition or texture are therefore as important as, for example, the difference between a pit and a wall. If two entities were distinct, they were considered separate loci and were therefore assigned separate locus numbers. It should also be noted that every context excavated in a trench was given a locus number and thus the trench itself is made up completely of excavated loci.

Suggested Citation

Tuba Gençler. "Locus 28 from Turkey/Kenan Tepe/Area D/Trench 7". (2012) In Kenan Tepe. Bradley Parker, Peter Cobb (Eds.) . Released: 2012-03-28. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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