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9 th July 2014


Opening Elevations

Locus 6

1. 1.38m BD = 27. 82mAE

2. 1.33m BD = 27.87mAE

3. 1.35m BD = 27.85mAE

4. 1.39m BD = 27.81mAE

Work began to level and clean the trench for the declaration of a new locus, as the soil is an olive green colour and a finer texture.

Find #1

Vitrified terracotta -

Locus 6

27.78m AE


Find #2

Strap handle

Locus 6


27.83m AE

Following the cleaning of the trench it was decided to declare a new locus. Soil is a medium brown/olive with some roots and small stones. Soil is a fine clay-like texture. Following photos Locus 7 was declared across the extension to T 61.

Locus 7 Opening Elevations

92E/49S 1.36 BD = 27.84m AE

96E/49S 1.35 BD = 27.85m AE

96E/51S 1.42 BD = 27.78m AE

92E/51S 1.46 BD = 27.74m AE

Locus 7 Opening Sketch

Work continued in Locus 7 . Some pottery and tile was recovered.

Find #3

Bronze Fragment -

Locus 7

27.77m AE



We continued excavating during the afternoon session in Locus 7 . Soil remains a medium brown in colour. We recovered a substantial amount of terracotta tile, as well as numerous pieces of pottery. We also recovered a suspected piece of a brazier fragment. We also found a second piece of a vitrified terracotta.

Find #4

Brazier Fragment (?) drawing

27.77m AE


Locus 7

Find #5

Vitrified terracotta

Locus 7

27.75m AE


Closing Totals

Locus 6

Pottery 28 sherds

1 bowl of terracotta (tile)

Locus 7

Pottery 29 sherds

\xbc bowl of terracotta (tile)


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Eóin M. O'Donoghue. "EMO VI (2014-07-09):59-67; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 61/2014, ID:678/Locus 2". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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