2 July 03
Completed pick pass begun previous afternoon. During sifting found 2 special finds. Locus 4 , lost from the bucket during sifting. It was labelled as Findwas a piece of a bronze file and was pieces of a possible cooking vessel. Began and completed baulk trim for entire trench. After finishing baulk trim and levelling floor, examined the soil and noticed a change in the stratigraphy. Thus, we concluded we were entering a new locus. The soil is a lighter brown and is clumpier. Also contains higher amounts of carbonm burnt terracotta and high volumes of plaster. Before ending for the day we found a fragment of iron on the surface directly over the top of the baulk wall where the buckets sit. The find was most likely from
Closing elevations for Locus 4 are:
52S/182E = 27.105
52S/180E = 27.06
49S/182E = 27.085
49S/180E = 27.13
Ending totals for the day are:
1 cassetta tile and plaster
1 latte box pottery and bone
1/8 latte box bone and pottery
1/5 cassetta of tile and plaster
No work due to mid semester break and the Palio.
SPECIAL FINDS :
- Find #1
- Bronze file
- Locus 4
- E180.70/S50.29 - 51.08
depth = 27.12 - 27.02 m.
- Find #3
- Iron piece
- surface find (but most likely from Locus 4 ; see pg. 61)
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