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Locus Summary

Locus Number:

1

Open Date:

6/20/2003, p. 15

Closing Date:

6/24/2003, p. 25

Description:

Dark brown, clumpy, numerous deposits of root decay(white), large amounts of tile deposits(181E, 47-48S), there are also large clumps of plaster and small to medium sized rocks. This included the topsoil or humus layer.

Munsell Designation:

10YR 4/3 brown

Opening Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

27.89

1

182

-49

27.92

2

180

-52

27.86

3

180

-49

27.95

4

Closing Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

27.66

1

182

-49

27.68

2

180

-52

27.64

3

180

49

27.72

4

Soil Samples Taken:

Yes

Photos Taken:

No

Locus Number:

2

Open Date:

6/25/2003, p. 27

Closing Date:

6/27/2003, p. 39

Description:

Light, brownish gray, really clumpy with a higher concentration of pottery, plaster and worn tile.

Munsell Designation:

10YR 4/3 dark yellowish brown (Archaic)

Opening Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

27.66

1

182

-49

27.68

2

180

-52

27.64

3

180

-49

27.72

4

Closing Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

27.41

1

182

-49

27.41

2

180

-52

27.51

3

180

-49

27.41

4

Soil Samples Taken:

Yes

Photos Taken:

Yes

Locus Number:

3

Open Date:

6/27/2003, p. 39

Closing Date:

6/30/2003, p. 45

Description:

darker brown, clumpier, containing a high concentration of architectural terracotta compared with locus 2. This was determined to be post archaic destruction layer

Munsell Designation:

10 YR 4/4 dark yellowish brown (Archaic)

Opening Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

27.41

1

182

-49

27.41

2

180

-52

27.51

3

180

-49

27.41

4

Closing Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

27.24

1

182

-49

27.29

2

180

-52

27.21

3

180

-49

27.28

4

Soil Samples Taken:

Yes

Photos Taken:

No

Locus Number:

4

Open Date:

6/30/2003, p. 45

Closing Date:

7/2/2003, p. 65

Description:

sandy, significant decrease in terracotta with an increase in bone fragments.

Munsell Designation:

10 YR 5/4 yellowish brown (sandy layer)

Opening Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

27.24

1

182

-49

27.29

2

180

-52

27.21

3

180

-49

27.28

4

Closing Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

27.105

1

182

-49

27.085

2

180

-52

27.06

3

180

-49

27.13

4

Soil Samples Taken:

Yes

Photos Taken:

No

Locus Number:

5

Open Date:

7/8/2003, p. 73

Closing Date:

7/9/2003, p. 89

Description:

light brown, more clumpy, containing large amounts of plaster, small to medium sized rocks, burnt terracotta and carbon inclusions.

Munsell Designation:

2.5 YR 5/6 red & 10 YR 6/3 pale brown (mottled soil, Orientalizing)

Opening Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

27.105

1

182

-49

27.085

2

180

-52

27.06

3

180

-49

27.13

4

Closing Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

26.97

1

182

-49

26.97

2

180

-52

26.98

3

180

49

26.97

4

Soil Samples Taken:

Yes

Photos Taken:

No

Locus Number:

6

Open Date:

7/9/2003, p. 85

Closing Date:

7/15/2003, p. 115

Description:

darker brown, thicker and clumpier. More finer plaster inclusions, small rocks and architectural terracotta(mottled soil).

Munsell Designation:

2.5 YR 5/6 red & 10 YR 6/3 pale brown (mottled soil, Orientalizing)

Opening Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

26.97

1

182

-49

26.97

2

180

-52

26.98

3

180

-49

26.97

4

Closing Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

26.74

1

182

-49

26.76

2

180

-52

26.75

3

180

-49

26.77

4

Soil Samples Taken:

Yes

Photos Taken:

No

Locus Number:

7

Open Date:

7/15/2003, p. 115

Closing Date:

7/22/2003, p. 145

Description:

Burn layer of Orientalizing period. Black with carbon, high concentration of pottery, terracotta and bone. Stone column base found in NW corner of trench 180E/49S.

Munsell Designation:

N3 very dark gray (burn layer)

Opening Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

26.74

1

182

-49

26.76

2

180

-52

26.75

3

180

-49

26.77

4

Closing Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

26.67

1

182

-49

26.735

2

180

-52

26.68

3

180

-49

26.695

4

Soil Samples Taken:

Yes

Photos Taken:

Yes

Locus Number:

8

Open Date:

7/22/2003, p. 145

Closing Date:

7/22/2003, p. 145

Description:

The occupational floor level of the Orientalizing period. This level was not excavated for this reason. The soil was a yellowish brown color, very flaky and compacted. No Munsell designation was given.

Munsell Designation:

Opening Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

26.67

1

182

-49

26.735

2

180

-52

26.68

3

180

-49

26.695

4

Closing Grid Coordinates:

EW (x)

NS (y)

Elevation (z)

Rotation Order

182

-52

26.67

1

182

-49

26.735

2

180

-52

26.68

3

180

-49

26.695

4

Soil Samples Taken:

No

Photos Taken:

Yes

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Suggested Citation

Abby Gregitis, Christina Nikolas Triantafillou. "AGG/CNT (2003-08-01):214-221; Locus Summary from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 30/2003, ID:500". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/2a6c5995-53f2-4ec9-a0fa-1ce290d076db>

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