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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Layer Date Start 900
Layer Date Start Suffix BC
Layer Date End 300
Layer Date End Suffix AD
Publictation Status Published
Publictation Year 2016
Definition Yellowish layer below 1177
Formation Process Accumulation
Stratigraphic Unit Type Anthropic
Elevation Maximum 63.0
Elevation Minimum 63.0
In Elevation Drawing False
Has Photosmodels False
Clay 20.0
Silt 60.0
Sand 20.0
Soil Matrix Cohesive
Soil Compation Compact
Soil Color Brown
Observations Brown, which dries to yellowish color. Not super-compact or clay-ish. Excavated with pickaxe and shovel, using trowels to define next layer (1203) or bedrock. Day was humid (for Gabii) and sunny. Finished excavating in 1 workday. Special find 190 found in middle of SU.
Position south-western corner(bounded by wall on W side, floor prep and bedrock on E side, floor on N side, and bulk on S side)
Shape rounded rectangular
Layer Surface no slope
Layer Inclusion Observations no clusters, even deposition throughout
Layer Thickness Observations 15-ish cm thick, no changes even by hole feature
Layer Interface Diffuse
Soil Sample Volume 2.0
Finds Observations metal (deprecated): possibly from the same nail; metal (deprecated): possibly from the same nail
Originally Filled Date 2010-07-20
Originally Revised Date 2010-07-21
Originally Entered Date 2010-11-07
Originally PDF Date 2010-07-23
Record Revised Date 2016-04-17
Interpretation This SU fills what could be a cut into the bedrock (which is covered by 1173). Defined from 1177 because of its darker color and higher compaction and differs from 1203 because 1203 is darker (more black than brown) and slighltly more granular.
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Metal (deprecated) (count) 4
Bone (count) 2
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Ceramics Class
Amphora (walls count) 1
Amphora (total count) 1
Black Gloss (rims count) 7
Black Gloss (bases count) 4
Black Gloss (walls count) 13
Black Gloss (total count) 23
Bucchero (walls count) 2
Bucchero (total count) 2
Commonware (rims count) 8
Commonware (handles count) 3
Commonware (walls count) 36
Commonware (total count) 47
Creamware (rims count) 2
Creamware (handles count) 1
Creamware (walls count) 14
Creamware (total count) 17
Fineware (walls count) 1
Fineware (total count) 1
Genucilia Plate (rims count) 1
Genucilia Plate (total count) 1
Impasto (rims count) 1
Impasto (handles count) 1
Impasto (walls count) 15
Impasto (total count) 17
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (rims count) 1
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (walls count) 4
Impasto Chiaro Sabbioso (total count) 5
Impasto Rosso (walls count) 5
Impasto Rosso (total count) 5
Internal Red Slip Ware (walls count) 1
Internal Red Slip Ware (total count) 1
Internal Slip Ware (walls count) 2
Internal Slip Ware (total count) 2
Large Storage Container (walls count) 1
Large Storage Container (total count) 1
Mortarium (total count) 4
Overpainted Black Gloss (walls count) 1
Overpainted Black Gloss (total count) 1
Painted Commonware (walls count) 2
Painted Commonware (total count) 2
Painted Fineware (rims count) 1
Painted Fineware (walls count) 1
Painted Fineware (total count) 2
Tegula (total count) 28
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Botany Flotation Volume 19.0
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Anthropic Soil Inclusions
  • Metal
  • Tiles, Medium
  • Amphorae, Rare
  • Nails, Rare
  • Pottery
Organic Soil Inclusions
  • Charcoal, Rare
  • Animal Bones, Rare
  • Animal Teeth, Rare
Anthropic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 2155]
    Class: Tiles, Frequency: Medium
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 8306]
    Class: Metal, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 2298]
    Class: Amphorae, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 3152]
    Class: Nails, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 7907]
    Class: Pottery, Frequency: [Not recorded]
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Organic Soil Inclusion Details
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 5331]
    Class: Charcoal, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 6065]
    Class: Animal Bones, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
  • Soil Inclusion Class and Frequency [Record: 7110]
    Class: Animal Teeth, Frequency: Rare
    Soil Inclusion Details
    [No details]
Property or Relation Value(s)
Temporal Coverage
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Suggested Citation

Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato. "Unit 1199 from Italy/Gabii/Area B". (2017) In The Gabii Project. Rachel Opitz, Marcello Mogetta, Nicola Terrenato (Eds.) . Released: 2017-06-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/ff6397db-d59a-4b9f-b165-526eabe97280>

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