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May 20, 1990

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tile - 1/6 cassetta

pottery - 1/3 latte

K-L/63, Cut continued into K/63 c.55 cm bd with exceptions of materials noted yesterday, this meter was pretty devoid of pottery and tile. Many small rocks of limestone 4-5 cm across.

tile  - 1/8 cassetta

pottery - several frags

K/69-70, This cut to 100 cm bd finished up. Dicotomy of soil between 69 & 70 holds up but unmixed medium-brown soil extends 15 cm-20 cm into 69. In the NE corner of K/70 there is a decomposing limestone shale stone measuring 40 cm across. (small diagram of trench corner)

M/69-70, 100-110 cm bd

tile - 1/3 cassetta

pottery - 1 latte

Making another 10 cm cut. In M/69 coming down on layer heavily embedded with tile and larger impasto ware fragments. Some are coming out with the cut. In M/70 first indications of burnt material and plaster flecks. At 110 cm bd a possible crucible fragment was found in a pocket of darker dirt with charcoal. Though no longer the medium-brown/greyish soil of preceeding cuts meter M/70 still not medium or as dark a soil, nor as many plaster and unwashed tile inclusions. Some vitrified tile and slag.

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Nathan Meyer. "NM III (1990-05-20):84-87; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 26/1990, ID:137". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/1a1e330c-fccd-4b6c-b0fe-94c387874470>

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