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Daily Log 22/7/15



Excavation commenced in the eastern two meters of Locus 7 . A number of pick passes were completed tp remove the remainder of the upper course of fill for the tennis courts. The fill remains made up of many rocks and packed soil.

Following the, the next stratum became apparent - a blue-like soil. This was revealed across the extension and declared as Locus 8 .

Locus 8 extends across the whole extension and consists of a modelled soil; blue, brown and many small rocks.

The soil is a hard clay.

Locus 8 opening photos and elevations were taken.

for Locus 8

Opening Elevations for Locus 8 :

1. 306.65 m A.E.

2. 306.64 m A.E.

3. 306.63 m A.E.

4. 306.62 m A.E.

Excavation began in Locus 8 .


A number of pick passes were completed across Locus 8 . Much tile and pottery was recovered. The soil remains a hard clay-like blue with brown and full of small stones.

Closing Totals:

Locus 7

1 bowl of tile and plaster

1 bone fragment

7 sherds of pottery

Locus 8

2 bowls of tile nadp laster

16 sherds of pottery

Closing Elevations for Locus 7 :

1. 306.53 m A.E.

2. 306.5 m A.E.

3. 306.56 m A.E.

4. 306.63 m A.E.

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Eóin M. O'Donoghue. "VT 8 (2015-07-22):118-123; Daily Log 22/7/15 from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescovado 8/2015, ID:695/Locus 7". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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