Daily Log 29/7/11
The western and northern baulks were trimmed. Terracotta and pottery being found. The soil removed during baulk walling is consistent with locus 2 , olive clay-like soil, with some large carbon inclusions. Pick pass commenced along the northern wall. Today, as has been the procedure, dirt will be shoveled into buckets and sorted in the wheelbarrow. Soil remains consistent with locus 2 soil and is full of terracotta and pottery.
Pick pass done in the second meter strip back from the northern wall. Soil cleaned and sorted. Many fragments of terracotta and less of pottery recovered. Also many rocks appearing, 20-50 cm in length. Another pick pass done along the northern wall. Continuing to find many fragments of terracotta and more rocks, which are being removed and piled at the northeastern corner. Some pieces of terracotta are partially vitrified. Another
pick pass done in the second meter strip. Soil mostly still locus 2 soil, but slightly bluer in the most southern edges of the pick pass. Larger amounts of terracotta continue to be found as well as more rocks. Another pick pass done along the northern wall, soil remains consistent with locus 2 . Many fragments of terracotta, some pottery, and rocks being found. Also recovered a piece of cut out akroterion (SF #1). Another pick pass done in the northern area, and blue soil being found at the southern extent. Terracotta and pottery still being found, along with rocks. Supplemental find of architectural terracotta fragment found (SF #2). Also found a flange with plaster attached to the bottom (SF #3). A third find of fenestrated vessel (SF #4), as well as a forno fragment found (SF #5). Day ended due to rain.
Find #1 Cut-out akroterion Fragment
Find #2 Unusual Architectural Terracotta Fragment
Locus 2 - Supplemental Find
Find #3: Flange Fragment with Plaster
Find #4: Fenestrated Vessel Fragment
Find #5 Forno Fragment
29.30- 29.50 mAE
Tile- 19 bowls
Pottery- 6 Latte boxes
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