Excavations of T-25 and T-26 revealed the Southeast building, also known as the workshop, which provided much information on the nature of the period of orientalizing production at Poggio Civitate. In 1985, 1988-90, and 1994 seasons, T-27 was excavated to further define the nature of the Southeast building and to attempt to find a kiln. Although no kiln was located, an interesting rock pack, possibly a fossa, was discovered. (For further information concerning the rock pack and T-27 excavations, seeand ).
In the 2001 season, trenches T28 North and T28 South will be placed in the area south of the workshop and east of T-27. Magnotometer surverys revealed a spike and a low point (80S 197E) in this area. T28 North is
(see back of book for profile B T28N's low)
placed around this low point while T28 South is directly on the spike recorded by the magnotometer survey. The goals for T-28N and T-28S are similar to those recorded for T-27.
- Recover artifacts associated with the workshop, particularly architectural terracottas which may have adorned the south flank of the building.
- Attempt to locate a kiln associated with the workshop.
- Define teh stratigraphy of the slope, specifically the ancient ground level and slope.
- Define and continue further exploration of the rock pack.
Excavation of T-28 North may provide information to help clarify the ancient utilization of the south slope.
Relationship of T28N to T28S
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