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July 15


Photographs and elevations taken for Locus 2. The soil is dark grey - brown in appearence, and again has litle to no included material, besides roots and rocks.

Opening Elevations - Locus 2

NW - 22.98m

NE - 33.79m

SE - 33.77m

SW - 33.99m

It was decided that excavation should be focused in the meters surrounding the apparent depression (inside of the possible rock formation), and so points were established in which to frame the feature. Elevations taken for these points.


A - 97w, 39s

B - 97w, 40s

C - 97.63w, 40.23s

D - 98.27w, 40.27s

E - 100.50w, 40.82s

F - 99.20w, 40.80s

G -99.19w, 40.08s

H - 99.17w, 40.33s

I - 98.18w, 40.59s


A - 33.78m

B - 33.74m

C - 33.78m

D - 33.80m

E - 33.82m

F - 33.86m

G - 33.83m

H - 33.95m

I - 33.85m

Rocks were remvoed from within the depressiona nd then the area inside was picked lightly. The soil is a dark brown - grey, intermingled with many roots and rocks. It is still fairly loamy (not overly clay like) and fairly friable. Continued to work in the area. Some small pieces of terracotta, as well as a piece of worn ceramic were recovered (ceramic made a find, Find 1). Continued to work in the soil of Locus 2; a piece of plaster was found near the western end of the depression and made a find (Find 2).


Continued to work in the area. A new soil began to be exposed in the western end of the area; it is yellower in color than the soil of Locus 2. Continued to bring down the area to this new soil; many roots were encountered and removed from the trench. Continued to clear down to the yellower soil in the are. Two more pieces of creamware - looking ceramics were discovered and made finds (Finds 3 and 4). Trench was cleaned and roots cut in preparation for work on monday.

Material Yielded

Locus 2 - 4 very worn pieces of terracotta


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Jason P. Bauer. "JPB IV (2005-07-15):19-26; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Civitate B/Civitate B 34/2005, ID:566/Locus 1". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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