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Descriptive Attribute Value(s)
Designator Sounding Level
Context rating Primary
Strat below 16
Strat above 18
Top depth center 584.76
Bottom depth center 584.48
Dimension length 1.0
Dimension width 1.0
Start date 2002-08-11
End date 2002-08-11
Color 7.5YR 6/3 Light Brown
Texture silty soiil
Tentative Date Middle Bronze Age / Early Bronze Age
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

Robert Sinnott. (2012) "Locus 17 from Asia/Turkey/Kenan Tepe/Area I/Trench 1". In Kenan Tepe. Bradley Parker, Peter Cobb (Ed). Released: 2012-03-28. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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