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13 July 2017


Work began with picking to lower the trench to the level of the more brown-yellow soil.  An iron tack was found.


Special Find #6: iron tack


26.89 mAE


A coil-made pottery rim was found


Special Find #7: coil-made rim


26.78 mAE


Another coil made rim sherd was found.


Special Find #8: coil-made rim


26.69 mAE


The two rim sherds may have a join along the ancient break edges.



Work continued using hand picks and trowels to remove the remainder of Locus 2.  Stumps and large stones were removed.  A bifurcated handle was found.


Special Find #9: bifurcated handle


26.88 mAE


Closing elevations were taken.


Closing Elevations:

NW: 26.90 mAE

NE: 26.87 mAE

SE: 26.72 mAE

SW: 26.77 mAE


End of Day Totals:

Terra Cotta: ½ bowl

Pottery: 33 sherds (2/3 box)

Bone: 9 fragments


Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Document Type Trench Book Entry
Start Page 31
End Page 35
Trench Book Entry Date 2017-07-13
Entry Year 2017
Trench CA87
Title CA87 (AJM) excavation, p. 31-35
Entry Type Excavation
Property or Relation Value(s)
Temporal Coverage
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Arthur J. Maroney. "CA87 (2017-07-13):31-35; Excavation from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Civitate A/Civitate A87/CA87 2017". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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