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Daily Log 21/7/15



This morning the trench was extended one meter to the north. This meter represents the boundary between VT8 and VT7. In VT7 a series of stones are apparent in the south baulk wall and it is our aim to reveal them in this extension.

The extension will be labelled Locus 7

Locus 7 is the top layer of construction fill for the Tennis Courts.

Locus 7 i identical to the fill in Locus 1 .

Opening Elevations for Locus 7 :

1. N.E. 307.06 m A.E.

2. S.E. 307.05 m A.E.

3. S.W. 307.07 m A.E.

4. N.W. 307.11 m A.E.

of Locus 7

Opening Coordinates for Locus 7 (as per trench drawing):

1. -4.07 m N/-8.96 m E

2. -5.10 m N/-8.79 m E

3. -6.14 m N/-13.70 m E

4. -5.16 m N/-13.91 m E


Pick passes continue un the extension from west to east. Tile is found as well as modern materials including glass, rubber, and metal.

Locus 7 remains filled with rocks and hard packed soil. Roughly 3.5 meters from west to east was picked.

Closing Totals:

1 Bowl of Tile and Plaster

5 Sherds of pottery

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Eóin M. O'Donoghue. "VT 8 (2015-07-21):112-117; Daily Log 21/7/15 from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescovado 8/2015, ID:695/Locus 7". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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