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Designator Fill
Context rating Tertiary
General remarks This fill locus is the area inside the connected walls L77, L75 and L76.
Strat below 64
Strat above 85
Strat abuts 76, 75, 77
Top depth center 587.54
Bottom depth center 587.39
Dimension length 2.8
Dimension width 2.5
Start date 2005-06-04
End date 2005-06-08
Color 10 YR 4/3 Brown
Texture na
Composition Soil, very little pottery
Description remarks The soil color and texture was affected by the rain.
Tentative Date Ubaid
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

Emily Ogle. (2012) "Locus 79 from Asia/Turkey/Kenan Tepe/Area D/Trench 8". In Kenan Tepe. Bradley Parker, Peter Cobb (Ed). Released: 2012-03-28. Open Context. <> ARK (Archive):

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