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IV. Daily Log

A.M./P.M.     12 July 2016

Excavation continued in locus 9 .  A pick-pass was carried out throughout the entire locus.  Then a pick-pass was carried out throughout the southern half of the locus.  Some stones larger than fist-size are appearing in the southern central area of the locus.  The soil is also becoming lighter in color and denser in consistency.  The locus was closed.  Approximately 1/2 bowl of terracotta fragments was recovered.  Approximately 1/4 latte-box of pottery sherds was found.  Two special finds were made.

Special Finds:

#1. Locus 9 81.1-E/48.4-S 25.67 m. above absolute elevation (96 cm. below datum point) Fossilized shell

#2. Locus 9 81.6-E/48.0-S 25.73 m. above absolute elevation (90 cm. below datum point) Bronze nail

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Closing co-ordinate elevations for locus 9 :

NW(80-E/47-S): 25.73 m. above absolute elevation (90 cm. below datum point)

NE(84-E/47-S): 25.81 m. above absolute elevation (82 cm. below datum point)

SE(84-E/49-S): 25.62 m. above absolute elevation (101 cm. below datum point)

SW(80-E/49-S): 25.65 m. above absolute elevation (98 cm. below datum point)

The area directly under locus 9 was declared locus 10 .  Photos were taken.

Locus 10 is characterized by a lighter

olive-brown color of soil than locus 9. It is also more dense and clay-like than the previous locus.  A diagram was drawn of the larger stones, but the center of the locus and heading north is covered by fist-size and smaller stones.  Some roots were cut, but actual excavation was put off until tomorrow.

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Edward Clark. "EC XI (2016-07-12):88-95; IV. Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 83/2016, ID:710/Locus 9". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/16bb11e2-3020-4be0-89e0-f5604b93a694>

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