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06 July 2017


VT 16 was laid out and cleared for the beginning of excavation. It is 5 x 2 m.


Opening Elevations for Locus 1

N.W. – 308.98m ASL

N.E.  – 308.82m ASL

S.E. – 308.79m ASL

S.W. – 308.99m ASL


Locus 1 was declared across the entire area. It is a plough zone with brown soil with many small river stones. No other features are present.


The area was picked and soil was removed using shovels. Some tile was recovered.


Closing Totals

Tile: 1 bowl (ancient and modern)

Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Document Type Trench Book Entry
Start Page 20
End Page 21
Trench Book Entry Date 2017-07-06
Entry Year 2017
Trench VT16
Title VT16 (EMD) excavation, p. 20-21
Entry Type Excavation
Property or Relation Value(s)
Temporal Coverage
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Eóin Martin O'Donoghue. "VT16 (2017-07-06):20-21; Excavation from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescovado 16/VT16 2017". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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