Open Context

Pottery Summary

Pottery Summary for H-I/20-22

  • 50% Coarseware
  • 40% Impasto
  • 5% Orangeware
  • 3% Bucchero/ buccheroid
  • 1%  Creamware
  • 1% Bone

This area, measuring 3m x 2m x0.7m consists of a medium to dark brown clayey topsoil and a lighter bwon clayey soil.  It lies north of the wall in J/20-22.  Suprisingly little pottery was recovered from the area.  The sherds are in relatively good condition but only a few are larger than 5 to 7 cm.  A few bone fragments were recovered but very little plaster.






I/20-22 above and south of the wall

This area is basically topsoil with very little pottery.  It produced 6 sherds of coarseware, one sherd of orangeware, and one ring base fragment.

Pottery from H-I/23-24 = T-6b Backfill

This pottery was not saved.

However, it consisted of approximately one liter of pottery with most sherds 5-7 cm and few diagnostics.

  • 40% coarseware
  • 40% impasto
  • 10% bone
  • 5% orangeware
  • 5% bucchero/buccheroid

Pottery from H-I/23-24 beneath T-6b

This soil is a medium brown with carbon and other ceramic material.

  • Coarseware: 50%
  • Impasto: 40%
  • Orangeware: 5%
  • Bucchero: 3%
  • Creamware: 1%
  • Grayware: 1%

Pottery from H-I/20-21 Burn Layer

  • 70% coarseware
  • 20% impasto
  • 5% orangeware
  • 2% bucchero/buccheroid
  • 2% creamware
  • Very occasional plaster

The burn layer consists of a medium to dark brown clayey soil with many carbon inclusions and substantially more pottery and bone than the other layers in the trench.  The coarseware fragments are largest, averaging 7 cm.

Baulk trim pottery produced the same proportions.




No diagnostics.


No diagnostics.


Property or Relation Value(s)
Temporal Coverage
[Standard: Dublin Core Terms]
Editorial Note

Open Context editors work with data contributors to annotate datasets to shared vocabularies, ontologies, and other standards using 'Linked Open Data' (LOD) methods.

The annotations presented above approximate some of the meaning in this contributed data record to concepts defined in shared standards. These annotations are provided to help make datasets easier to understand and use with other datasets.

Suggested Citation

Alison Griffith. "AG II (1994-08-04):134-157; Pottery Summary from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 25 North Extension/1994, ID:107". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

Editorial Status

Managing editor reviewed

Part of Project


Mapping Data

Copyright License

Attribution 4.0

To the extent to which copyright applies, this content carries the above license. Follow the link to understand specific permissions and requirements.
Required Attribution: Citation and reference of URIs (hyperlinks)