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July 9, 1975

Work continued in grid K-L/26-27 (T18), excavating the yellow stratum below the level of the foundation walls.  c. 30 cm below the top of the foundations, a rocky stratum, possibly bedrock, was reached.  These rocks are at the same depth and probably correspond to the "bedrock" in room J-P/28-30 (T18).

The "redware" concentration continued.  Several features of this pottery concentration are noteworthy:

  1. There are no entire shapes or adjoining pieces of one pot.  Several different rims or feet will come up together but never pieces of the same pot.  Also blackware (bucchero/buccheroid, etc.) is mixed with the redware.
  2. The pottery is found over a great depth, c. 30 cm of yellow earth.  The heaviest concentration is near the foundation walls.  SEveral pieces were touching the stones of the foundation walls.

19750030

19750030
  • Find #1
  • T-18 K/27
  • c. 25 cm from top of wall foundation
  • Fragment of painted Italo-Corinthian ware

19750031

19750031
  • Find #2
  • T-18 L/27
  • c. 28 cm from top of foundation wall
  • Fragment of redware - painted

In grid L/27, several flecks of bronze were noted c. 25-30 cm from the top of the wall foundation.

19750033

19750033
  • Find #3
  • H-35
  • Approx. 10 cm from surface
  • Tile fragment with finger impressed letter, found in dark brown soil

19750061

19750061
  • Find #5
  • H/34
  • 20 cm below the surface
  • Piece of a bronze pin, possibly a nail file, bent at a right angle

In grid H/35, a one and a half meter cut towards the south (cut #5) was begun.  Two pieces of bronze and a large piece of tile with finger impressed design were found.

3 cassette of tile dumped.

19750050

19750050
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Gregory Warden. "GW III (1975-07-09):86-95; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 19/1975, ID:78". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/d1a3bae8-7df7-4b2d-8a83-ac6f8f6219ff>

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