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Designator Fill
General remarks This locus is located to the south east portion (2x2) of the trench. this locus yields shells. The soil whcih is embedding the shells is very looseand it is not loamy in pot sherds.
Strat below 13
Strat above 20
Strat abuts 17
Top depth north 571.21
Top depth south 571.33
Bottom depth north 571.18
Bottom depth south 571.12
Dimension length 2.0
Dimension width 2.0
Start date 2005-06-09
End date 2005-06-11
Color 10 YR 4/3 Brown
Texture the soil is loose and it is packed with shells.
Composition coarse dirt.
Tentative Date Ubaid
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.
Suggested Citation

Sibel Torpil. (2012) "Locus 18 from Asia/Turkey/Kenan Tepe/Area H/Trench 2". In Kenan Tepe. Bradley Parker, Peter Cobb (Ed). Released: 2012-03-28. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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