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A.M.                                                                                             9 July 2009

Excavation continued in locus 3 this morning. The southwest corner of the trench is showing a soil change which is being left intact for now until all of locus 3 is excavated from the trench.


Excavation continued in locus 3 this afternoon. Approximately two pick passes were completed today, lowering the trench an average of 10-15 cm. Approximately 10 1/2 bowls of terracotta fragments were recovered among which was a pithos fragment. Stones fist size and larger are frequently appearing throughout the trench. Approximately 3/4 latte box of pottery sherds was found along with 18 fragments of bone, 2 pieces of shell and one tooth. A fragment of bronze was made a bulk find.



Special Finds:

  • Find #1
  • 48.9-S/179.7-E
  • 27.16 m. above absolue elevation
  • Locus 3
  • Sherd with black slip


  • Find #2
  • 48.7-S/179.1-E
  • 27.10 m. above absolute elevation
  • Locus 3
  • Sherd with slip
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Edward Clark. "EC VIII (2009-07-09):48-51 from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 51/2009, ID:611/Locus 3". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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