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Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Threshold worked stone
Formation Process Construction
Stratigraphic Reliability Poor
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 62.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Observations not tied to the soil, most likely moved by previous excavation, but possible it was near the original situ
Position on the southern extent of area B, located to the west of center. nearly directly south of SU 1448
Shape originally rectangular, 2 sides now are well preserved, now irregular
Structure Alignment N-S
Structure Dimensions L = 97 cm, W = 33 cm, H = 12 cm
Structure Description worked stone block, possibly a threshold stone, has been poorly eroded
Structure Mortar Size large
Originally Entered Date 2011-12-03
Record Revised Date 2016-04-26
Interpretation Worked block which may have been used as a threshold. Most likely not in original situ, but after previous excavations may have been positioned near the original context. The block is nearly in line with the wall 1448 and may have once been a part of this wall.
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Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. (2017) "Unit 1454 from Europe/Italy/Gabii/Area B". In The Gabii Project. Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato (Ed). Released: 2017-06-04. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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