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Publictation Year 2016
Definition 2 tufo blocks covering well opening
Formation Process Intentional Deposition
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 63.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Observations two greyish tufo blocks appeared beneath grave of Fran (cut 1152) and beneath of rubble wall 1135 first, but were not understood.
Position western central within room 2
Shape square
Structure Description 2 single blocks of greyish tufo
Originally Filled Date 2010-07-27
Originally Revised Date 2010-07-27
Originally Entered Date 2010-11-07
Originally PDF Date 2010-07-28
Record Revised Date 2016-04-17
Interpretation the two blocks are used to finally close the opening of a 10m deep well. Since they were definitely very useful when wall 1135 was constructed right about this opening, they might have been placed during the construction of the wall 1135. But other wells have capping stones too and the people in the past might have developed the habit of covering deep features with abandonment as a matter of care
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Suggested Citation

Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. "Unit 1256 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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