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17 July 2014

17 July 2014

AM

Resumed leveling Locus 8 to the elevation of Locus 5 using hand picks and trowels. Terra cotta, bone, and pottery recovered. A fragment of vitrified terra cotta found.

Find 1: Vitrified Terra Cotta Fragment

94.20E/53.93S

27.42m A.E.

Locus 8

Fragment of diagnostic bone recovered.

Find 2: Diagnostic Bone Fragment

94.43E/54.20S

27.38m A.E.

Locus 8

Also, a fragment of pottery which is vitrifying on its interior recovered.

Find 3: Vitrifying Impasto Body Fragment

94.39E/54.08S

27.44m A.E.

Locus 8

One bucket sieved, no artifacts recovered. A fragment of slag recovered.

Find 4: Iron Slag Fragment

94.32E/54.08S

27.40m A.E.

Locus 8

One bucket sieved, no artifacts recovered. A fragment of vitrified terra cotta found.

Find 5: Vitrified Terra Cotta Fragment

92.42E/54.51S

27.32m A.E.

Locus 8

One fragment of iron slag found. Because of the quantity of slag recovered in this Locus, it will now

be collected in bulk, excepting fragments which are large or have a determinable shape.

Find 6: Iron Slag Fragment

94.30E/54.22S

27.39m A.E.

Locus 8

A bucket sieved, a fragment of terra cotta 1cm in length found. In the southeast sector, small rocks are deteriorating and flaking, causing slight mottling of the soil with grey. In the same area, a fragment of non-local conglomerate stone recovered, broken in excavation.

Find 7: Non-Local Stone Fragments

94.31E/54.07S

27.34m A.E.

Locus 8

A fragment of vitrified terra cotta found. Because of the quantity of slag recovered in this locus,

it will now be collected in bulk.

Find 8: Vitrified Terra Cotta Fragment

92.19E/54.59S

27.31m A.E.

Locus 8

One bucket sieved, a fragment of terra cotta less than a centimeter in length recovered. The northern meter of the extension has been leveled to the elevation of Locus 5 . A bucket sieved, no artifacts recovered. A crucible fragment recovered from the southeast corner.

Find 9: Crucible Fragment

94.33E/54.63S

27.42m A.E.

Locus 8

One bucket sieved, no artifacts recovered. Another bucket sieved, no artifacts found.

A fragment of squared bronze recovered from the central part of the southern meter.

Find 10: Squared Bronze Fragment

93.42E/54.06S

27.38m A.E.

Locus 8

One bucket sieved, one fragment of creamware 1cm in length recovered. Another bucket sieved, no artifacts recovered. Another bucket sifted and no artifacts found.

PM

Leveling in Locus 8 continued with handpicks and trowels in order to bring it to the same elevation as Locus 5. Burnt distal end bone fragment recovered during leveling.

Find 11: Burnt Distal End of Bone Fragment

93.11E/54.19S

27.27m A.E.

Locus 8

One bucket sieved, no artifacts recovered. Another bucket sieved, one piece of terra cotta recovered approximately 3-4cm in length. Small chunk of charcoal uncovered. Not enough to collect. Locus 8 brought to the level of Locus 5 . Baulk walling done.

Daily Totals:

Locus 8:

Terra cotta: 1/2 bowl

Pottery: 2/3 latte (114 fragments)

Bone: 4 fragments

Slag: 12 fragments

Vitrified Terra Cotta: 2 fragments

Locus 8 Sieve Finds:

Terra cotta: 3 fragments

Pottery: 1 fragment

Locus 6, 7, and 8 Baulk Finds:

Terra cotta: 16 fragments

Pottery: 5 fragments

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Suggested Citation

Ann Elizabeth Glennie. "AEG VIII (2014-07-17):157-170; 17 July 2014 from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 62/2014, ID:679/Locus 3". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/581cd3b2-4a97-40c5-aa05-5ad522e3044e>

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