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Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Soil below and around imbrex burial container
Formation Process Intentional Deposition
Stratigraphic Reliability Good
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 62.0
Elevation Minimum 62.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Clay 15.0
Silt 80.0
Sand 5.0
Soil Matrix Granular
Soil Compation Friable
Soil Color Brown
Observations dry, sunny conditions, good visibility. Grave 45.
Position central position within sewer SU 1322 in eastern part of trench B
Shape oval
Layer Surface no slope, no visible inclusions
Layer Inclusion Observations soil was all around the imbrex
Layer Thickness Observations thicker towards the edge of the cut, thinner as deeper part of imbrex
Layer Interface Sharp
Volume 1.0
Soil Sample Volume 1.0
Soil Sample Percent 100.0
Originally Filled Date 2011-02-08
Originally Revised Date 2011-02-08
Originally Entered Date 2011-06-12
Originally PDF Date 2011-03-08
Record Revised Date 2016-04-17
Interpretation Lower fill within infant burial. This soil must have been deposited deliberately because it accomodated the imbrex in which the infant was buried.
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Geologic Soil Inclusions Tufo, Rare
Organic Soil Inclusions Charcoal
Geologic Soil Inclusion Details
Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 418]
Class: Tufo, Frequency: Rare
Soil Inclusion Details
Organic Soil Inclusion Details
Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8722]
Class: Charcoal, Frequency: [Not recorded]
Soil Inclusion Details
[No details]
Property or Relation Value(s)
Temporal Coverage
[Standard: Dublin Core Terms]
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Suggested Citation

Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. "Unit 1482 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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The Gabii Project

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