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June 28, 1972

The area to be excavated, designated T-19, lies to the north of the North Wall.  It is a continuation of the area excavated by Eva Rystedt in 1971 (see her book , especially summary on p. 251-257 ).  and by Anne Booth in June, 1971 ( ).  It follows their grid system.

In the morning, three workmen cleared T-19 E-F/42-43 to approximately 60 cm below topsoil.  This level is the same as that directly to the north below the heavy tile fall (T-19 H-I/42-43).  The area excavated lies directly east of the area excavated yesterday (see ABI, p. 185-188) with a N-S dike between.  The soil was similar to the previously excavated area - full of stones, small fragments of terracotta (pan tiles, cover tiles, pithoi and wall plaster), many pottery sherds (one cassetta), one strawberry carton of bucchero sherds, bones, and several finds.

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  • Find #7
  • T-19 E/42
  • Banquet frieze plaque fragment, preserves middle section with lebes and two serving women

The workmen began clearing the next area to the east (T-19 grids G/44-45), producing a large amount of pottery (one cassetta), small fragments of tiles (2 cassette), and bones.  The soil here is dark brown and stony.

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Jennifer Neils. "JN I (1972-06-28):1-5; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 19/1972, ID:77". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/3b809cad-bb48-40d5-9633-0e10bac8af59>

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