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Locus 13 was established.  The soil of this locus appears to be the same as that of locus 12 except that there is significantly less terracotta fragments.

Opening depths of locus 13:

NE corner:  20 cm. below datum point

NW corner:  4 cm. above datum point

SW corner:  2 cm. above datum point

SE corner:  25 cm below datum point

Munsell of locus 13:  hue 2.5 Y 5/4 light olive brown

Photographs taken.

Closing depths of locus 12:

NE corner:  approx. at datum point

NW corner:  4 cm above datum point

SW corner:  2 cm. above datum point

SE corner:  approx. 20 gm. below datum point

Some balk cleaning in the western sector of the trench was performed before the excavation of locus 13 was begun.  Approximately 1/2 dozen fragments of terracotta recovered and 5 pottery sherds found along with 1 bone fragment in this cleaning process.

Excavation was begun in locus 13.  Approximately 1 1/2 bowls of terracotta fragments recovered and approximately 2 latte boxes of pottery sherds found along with some bone fragments and 1 tooth.  One small lump of plaster with reed impression found.  No special finds made today.

Special Finds:

  • Find #1 (supplemental)
  • Table find
  • Locus 13
  • Buccheroid sherd
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Ed Clark. "VT 2 (2006-07-12):36-37; Daily Log from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescovado 2/2006, ID:577/Locus 11". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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