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12 July 2017




A pick pass was made in the southern half of the trench, ½ m from the southernmost trench line towards the center of the trench.


Locus 2 appears to be consisting of a large quantity of stones, 5 cm or smaller. This pick pass does not seem to be pulling up much terracotta or pottery.


Special Find #4


Bronze Disc

28.45m AE

52.40 E

12.00 N


*Drawing of bronze disc*


A bronze disc that might have raised markings on it was recovered while cleaning up a pick pass.


40 liters of sorted dirt were obtained from the southwest corner of the trench for floatation of debris and further lab testing.






Special find #5


Medieval pottery fragment (rim?)

28.41m AE

12.82 N

81.92 E


*Drawing of medieval pottery fragment*


A medieval piece of pottery was discovered in the northwest corner of the trench. It has a portion of white and teal glaze preserved upon the surface.


A pick pass was made from the southern boundary of the trench towards the center of the trench.




A pick pass was made from the center of the trench towards the northern boundary of the trench.


Cleaned up area surrounding larger roots in the trench.


Using clippers, we cut small roots.






Closing elevations were taken:



NW (14 N, 81 E) – 28.42m AE

NE (14 N, 85 E) – 28.39m AE

SE (10 N, 85 E) – 28.35m AE

SW (10 N, 81 E) – 28.28m AE


End of day totals


Pottery: 5 pieces

Terracotta: 57 pieces

Bone: none

Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Document Type Trench Book Entry
Start Page 38
End Page 43
Trench Book Entry Date 2017-07-12
Entry Year 2017
Trench CA88
Title CA88 (KPH) excavation, p. 38-43
Entry Type Excavation
Property or Relation Value(s)
Temporal Coverage
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Kristen Pamela Hollingsworth. "CA88 (2017-07-12):38-43; Excavation from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Civitate A/Civitate A88/CA88 2017". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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