Open Context

Daily Log

July 29, 2003


The first pick pass into locus 7 confirmed again that the soil is consistent throughout the trench floor right now.  There is one small pocket of carbon in the SE corner, which has a very high concentration of black material.  This seems to be an exception, and cannot be fully looked at this year, as it is underneath a concentration of tile also in the SE corner.

The soil still has a fair amount of carbon and is riddled with bits of yellowish crushed plaster.  THe natural part of the soil is dark brown when freshly brought up.

A good amount of special finds came up in these last pick passes.


  • Find #2
  • E167.81/S59.705
  • 26.99 abs.elev.
  • Locus 7
  • Worked iron fragment


  • Find #3
  • E167.85/S59.40
  • 27.04 abs.elev.
  • Locus 7
  • Sherd of a fenestrated vessel with a finished round edge

The morning ended by cleaning the bottom portion of the baulk walls.


We now must concentrate on cleaning and closing the trench for the 2003 season.  Baulk walls are being trimmed back and cleaned up and the trench floor is being flattened off.

Material yield for 7/29:

3  Cassetta terracotta and plaster

369  Sherds of pottery

120 Pieces of bone

5 Special finds

Property or Relation Value(s)
Temporal Coverage
[Standard: Dublin Core Terms]
Editorial Note

Open Context editors work with data contributors to annotate datasets to shared vocabularies, ontologies, and other standards using 'Linked Open Data' (LOD) methods.

The annotations presented above approximate some of the meaning in this contributed data record to concepts defined in shared standards. These annotations are provided to help make datasets easier to understand and use with other datasets.

Suggested Citation

Elizabeth M. Greene. "EMG II (2003-07-29):84-91; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 32/2003, ID:509". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

Editorial Status

Managing editor reviewed

Part of Project


Mapping Data

Copyright License

Attribution 4.0

To the extent to which copyright applies, this content carries the above license. Follow the link to understand specific permissions and requirements.
Required Attribution: Citation and reference of URIs (hyperlinks)