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Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Ceramics Class
Layer Date Start 100
Layer Date Start Suffix BC
Layer Date End 30
Layer Date End Suffix BC
Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Whitish layer abutting 1169
Formation Process Accumulation
Stratigraphic Unit Type Natural
Elevation Maximum 64.0
Elevation Minimum 63.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Clay 30.0
Silt 60.0
Sand 10.0
Soil Matrix Granular
Soil Compation Friable
Soil Color Brown
Observations excavated with pickaxes; distinction of S limit unclear between 1169 and 1214
Position west end of excavated area of area B
Shape irregular edge on the N' otherwise linear
Layer Surface large rocks protruding from W edge surface; no visible slope
Layer Inclusion Observations rubble distributed evenly throughout; ceramic and small bone fragments also evenly distributed
Layer Thickness Observations relatively consistent thickness
Layer Interface Diffuse
Finds Observations non-diagnostic thrown
Originally Filled Date 2010-07-22
Originally Revised Date 2010-07-22
Originally Entered Date 2010-11-08
Originally PDF Date 2010-07-23
Record Revised Date 2016-04-17
Interpretation Layer is post-abandonment accumulation
Amphora (walls count) 7
Amphora (total count) 7
Black Gloss (rims count) 2
Black Gloss (bases count) 2
Black Gloss (walls count) 11
Black Gloss (total count) 15
Commonware (rims count) 8
Commonware (bases count) 2
Commonware (walls count) 20
Commonware (total count) 30
Creamware (walls count) 6
Creamware (total count) 6
Fineware (walls count) 1
Fineware (total count) 1
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (rims count) 1
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (walls count) 4
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (total count) 5
Impasto Rosso (rims count) 1
Impasto Rosso (walls count) 3
Impasto Rosso (total count) 4
Painted Fineware (walls count) 4
Painted Fineware (total count) 4
Tile (total count) 71
7035
7036
13736
Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Botany Flotation Volume 0.0
Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Anthropic Soil Inclusions
  • Nails
  • Tiles, Medium
  • Amphorae, Medium
  • Painted Plaster, Rare
  • Pottery
Geologic Soil Inclusions
  • Tufo
  • Gravel, Frequent
  • Limestone
Organic Soil Inclusions
  • Charcoal, Rare
  • Animal Bones, Rare
Anthropic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 2159]
    Class: Tiles, Frequency: Medium
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8343]
    Class: Nails, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 2394]
    Class: Amphorae, Frequency: Medium
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 3519]
    Class: Painted Plaster, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 7920]
    Class: Pottery, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Geologic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8442]
    Class: Tufo, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 5118]
    Class: Gravel, Frequency: Frequent
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8876]
    Class: Limestone, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Organic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 5334]
    Class: Charcoal, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 6072]
    Class: Animal Bones, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Suggested Citation

Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. (2017) "Unit 1214 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/cbe06289-85f5-4192-90f6-d43fd5adcd73> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2cv4rg6f

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