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Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Western wall of ashlar blocks of rooms 1, 3, 6
Formation Process Construction
Stratigraphic Reliability Good
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 63.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Observations Excavated with pickaxe, shovel and trowel
Position eastern part area B 2010
Shape long rectangular
Structure Dimensions total length: 10.73 m; width: 0.95 m; height: 0.33 m
Structure Mortar Size large
Structure Mortar Inclusions Other 77 x 43 x 17
Originally Filled Date 2010-07-15
Originally Revised Date 2010-07-30
Originally Entered Date 2010-11-03
Record Revised Date 2016-04-26
Interpretation The walls of ashlar tufo blocks appear to have been built by covering the bedrock with soil and using this soil as foundation for the blocks and preparation for floors situated between the walls. The original wall of the wall can be seen to the length of 10.73, but tufo blocks are only present to the length of 8.87 m. The blocks have obviously been robbed, but the extent of the tufo floor (SU 1216) and a little ridge in the bedrock indicate it's original extent.
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Suggested Citation

Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. "Unit 1183 from Italy/Gabii/Area B". (2017) In The Gabii Project. Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato (Eds.) . Released: 2017-06-04. Open Context. <>

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