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Daily Log 27/7/15



The day began with using trowels to remove tiles in Locus 9 .

Find #1:

Locus 9

Cover tile


306.453 m A.E.

-5.166 m N /-12.771 m E

Find #2:

Locus 9

Tile with sigla


306.410 m A.E.

-4.751 m N/-12.265 m E

Find #3:

Locus 9

Cover tile

306.402 m A.E.

A light pick pass was completed in the area of the removed tiles. This exposed stones. Using trowels and hand picks, more stones are exposed. Terra cotta is recovered along with bone. The exposed stones are defined as excavation continues.

Find #4:

Locus 9

Tile with sigla

306.375 m A.E.

5.168 m S/10.635 m W

Find #5:

Locus 9

Pithos with decoration

306.282 m A.E.

5.208 m S/10.923 m W


After defining the stones in the western 2.5 meters of the trench, pick passes were completed in the eastern 2.5 meters in an attempt to see in the line of stones continue. The soil is clay-like with charcoal inclusion. There are small stones in abundance within the soil. Tiles and pieces of pottery have been found with some pieces of bone.

Find #6:

Locus 9

Bronze fragment

306.328 m A.E.

4.741 m S.10.159 m W

Find #7:

Locus 9

Spindle whorl


306.224 m A.E.

5.399 m S/9.841 m W

Closing Totals for Locus 9 :

11.5 Bowls of Tile

131 Sherds of Pottery

Closing Elevations for Locus 9 :

NW- 306.51 m A.E.

NE- 306.33 m A.E.

SE- 306.26 m A.E.

SW- 306.39 m A.E.

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Eóin M. O'Donoghue. "VT 8 (2015-07-27):139-146; Daily Log 27/7/15 from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescovado 8/2015, ID:695/Locus 9". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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