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Designator Pit
Context rating Primary
General remarks This is a pit in the center of 1078. Only partial boundaries remain on south and west. Ohter boundaries partilaly removed yesterday and mainly removed last year during excavations. Hard surface appearing about 4cm down from the top level. Below that is an ashy layer (10YR 5/2 grayish brown).
Strat below 1078
Strat above 1096
Strat within 1078
Strat cuts 1078
Top depth center 595.05
Bottom depth north 594.92
Bottom depth south 594.97
Dimension length 0.6
Dimension width 0.6
Start date 2002-07-28
End date 2002-07-28
Color 10YR 7/2 light gray
Texture crumbly silt, slightly compact
Composition dirt, pottery
Description remarks crumbly silt, very dry. lifts right off the mudbricky surface below.
Tentative Date Middle Bronze Age
Has 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.
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Material dirth, mudbricky surface
Surface construction smoothed bricky material over ashy layer at base of pit.
Remarks Pit dug into 1078 wiht mudbricky surface at base followed by an ashy layer followed by the regular mudbricky surface.
Suggested Citation

Marie Hopwood. (2012) "Locus 1090 from Asia/Turkey/Kenan Tepe/Area C/Trench 1". In Kenan Tepe. Bradley Parker, Peter Cobb (Ed). Released: 2012-03-28. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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