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29 th July, 2013


Now that the second extension is dry enough to excavate in again, work will resume in that area. Pickpasses started along the north and moved in 1 meter areas west to east.

Special Find #1

Bronze Fragment

Locus 6

61.70 E / 41.52 S

119 cm BD / 26.78 m AE

Now that rocks and tile fragments are appearing in the north, hand picks and trowels were used to define around the rocks.

Special Find #2


Locus 6

61.52 E / 42.55 S

128 cm BD / 26.69 m AE

Special Find #3

Iron Nail

Locus 6

61.54 E / 42.57 S

142 cm BD / 26.55 m AE

Special Find #4

Bronze Triangle Fragment

Locus 6

61.44 E / 41.90 S

137 cm BD / 26.60 m AE

Special Find #5

Bronze Rectangle Fragment

Locus 6

61.50 E / 42.09 S

136 cm BD / 26.61 m AE

Since there have been 5 bronze fragments recovered, from now on bronze will be bulk found.

Special Find #6

Bronze Fragment

Locus 6

61.38 E / 41.58 S

135 cm BD / 26.62 m AE

Special Find #7

Burnt Bone

Locus 6

62.62 E / 41.89 S

131 cm BD / 26.66 m AE

A flaky whitish yellow soil is appearing in the northeast corner, consistent with the soil in CA-79's extension. There does appear to be a decayed rock in the middle of the line of rocks extending from the northwest corner to the middle of the extension.


The extension was scraped even and work was focused on the baulk walls. Work was halted due to a violent thunderstorm.

Special Find #8

Ridged Pottery

Locus 6

Found in Bulk Pottery

~61 E and 63 E

and 41 S and 43S

~ 26.64 m AE

Locus 6 Finds

Terracotta: \xbc bowl

Pottery: 99 pieces

Bone: 14 pieces

Slag: 4 pieces

Vitrified Terracotta: -

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Melissa L. Ludke. "MLL I (2013-07-29):179-186; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Civitate A/Civitate A81/2013, ID:669/Locus 2". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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