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June 25, 2004


Finished clearing down to the white soil across the trench. Closed Locus 3 as there is now white soil acorss the trench. Took elevations for Locus 4.

Opening Elecations for Locus 4

NW 21.84m  NE ---  SW 21.67m  SE 21.64m

Cleaned up the area in the NW corner of the trench and the toot. Took out the root in the SW corner of the rrench. Pickpassed through the bottm 1/3 of the trench. There did not appear to be any material mixed in with the galestra like soil (Locus 4) but then a piece of ceramic appeared followed by flecks of carbon and other small pieces of ceramic/terracotta, including a bucchero tondo.


Kept picking the trench, nothign bseides rocks and flakes of galestra. Hit bedrock in the center of the trench near the stump. More bedrock was found in the center of the rench. Picked up the soil and continued to pick the top third of the trench - found three more pieces of pottery. there was some carbon in the soil as well as afew worn pices of terracotta. There are some areas of yellow flakey soil. A large rock which does not appear to be bedrock was found in the top third fo the trench and was worked around. Closing depths taken.

Closing Elevations

NW 21.66m  NE ---  SW 21.54m  SE 21.54m

Material Yielded

Locus 3

  • 3/4 casetta plaster/terracotta
  • 15 pieces of ceramic

Locus 4

  • 1/16 casetta plaster/terracotta
  • 15 pieces of ceramic (including bucchero tondo)

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Jason P. Bauer. "JPB I (2004-06-25):39-40; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 40B/2004, ID:543/Locus 1". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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