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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Soil east of 1443
Formation Process Accumulation
Stratigraphic Reliability Fair
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 63.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Clay 5.0
Silt 85.0
Sand 10.0
Soil Matrix Cohesive
Soil Compation Loose
Soil Color Brown
Position southwest corner of the house (room 6) in area B, near just east of via Claudia
Shape almost square shaped
Layer Surface slope gently up eastward, no visible inclusions
Layer Inclusion Observations layer of tufo (reddish) that defined bottom of the layer, towards the west, it came down on a rocky layer
Layer Thickness Observations increases toward west
Layer Interface Diffuse
Non-Soil Sample Type charcoal
Originally Entered Date 2011-12-03
Originally PDF Date 2011-01-08
Record Revised Date 2016-04-17
Interpretation A layer of tufo preparation under tufo floor 1417, set above a rocky fill layer in room 6 of the area B house
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Anthropic Soil Inclusions Pottery
Geologic Soil Inclusions Tufo, Frequent
Organic Soil Inclusions
  • Charcoal, Rare
  • Animal Bones, Rare
Anthropic Soil Inclusion Details
Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8132]
Class: Pottery, Frequency: [Not recorded]
Soil Inclusion Details
[No details]
Geologic Soil Inclusion Details
Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 3967]
Class: Tufo, Frequency: Frequent
Soil Inclusion Details
[No details]
Organic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 5395]
    Class: Charcoal, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 6153]
    Class: Animal Bones, Frequency: Rare
    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 1455 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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