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Excavation continued in locus 16.  The bottom of the locus slopes down steeply to the north.  Only approximately 2 dozen small well-worn fragments of terracotta recovered excepting a large dolium fragment (approximately 25 X 15 X 2.5 cm.) found in the NW corner of the trench at 30 cm. below datum.  Approximately 1 latte box of pottery sherds found, of which 3 fragments of a coarse ware vessel take up over 1/2 of the box.  These fragments were found near the dolium fragment.  Some bone was recovered today along with some moderate size pieces of carbon.  Four special finds were made today in this locus.

Balk trimming was carried out today.  Approximately 1 dozen terracotta fragments recovered and approximately 1 dozen pottery sherds found during this operation.

Special Finds:

  • Find #1
  • 5.4-S/1.2-W
  • 41 cm. below datum
  • Locus 16
  • Buccheroid rim fragment
  • Find #2
  • 5.4-S/3.2-W
  • 12 cm. below datum
  • Locus 16
  • Buccheroid rim fragment
  • Find #3
  • 5.6-S/3.1-W
  • 40 cm. below datum
  • Locus 16
  • Cut antler
  • Find #4
  • 5.1-S/2.2-W
  • 44 cm. below datum
  • Locus 16
  • Buccheroid rim fragment
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Ed Clark. "VT 2 (2006-07-28):54-55; Daily Log from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescovado 2/2006, ID:577". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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