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IV. Daily Log

A.M./P.M.     8 July 2016

Excavation continued in locus 8 .  A pick-pass was carried out throughout the entire locus.  Then a pick-pass was carried out in the southeast quadrant.  Two large stumps were removed and then the locus was scraped flat.  A lighter colored soil is beginning to emerge. Locus 8 was closed.  Approximately 1/4 bowl of small well-worn terracotta fragments was recovered.  Seven sherds of pottery were found and three special finds were made.

Closing co-ordinate elevations for locus 8 :

NW(80-E/47-S): 25.82 m. above absolute elevation (81 cm. below datum point)

NE(84-E/47-S): 25.93 m. above absolute elevation (70 cm. below datum point)

SE(84-E/49-S): 25.78 m. above absolute elevation (85 cm. below datum point)

SW(80-E/49-S): 25.78 m. above absolute elevation (85 cm. below datum point)

Balk cleaning was done around the entire locus.

Special Finds:

#1. Locus 8 83.7-E/47.5-S 25.88 m. above absolute elevation (75 cm. below datum point) Post-ancient sherd with glaze

#2. Locus 8 80.2-E/48.4-S 25.81 m. above absolute elevation (82 cm. below datum point) Iron chunk

#3. Locus 8 81.9-E/48.6-S 25.83 m. above absolute elevation (80 cm. below datum point) Bronze blob

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Edward Clark. "EC XI (2016-07-08):78-81; IV. Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 83/2016, ID:710/Locus 8". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/712dd080-45ca-40b4-9612-fdaf4a92b36a>

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