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IV. Daily Log

A.M./P.M.     29 June 2016

Excavation continued in locus 1 .  The high areas in the locus were picked and the trench was cleaned up. Locus 1 was closed.  No pottery sherds were found.  Approximately a dozen small well-worn fragments of terracotta was recovered.  Two special finds were made.

Special Finds:

#1. Locus 1 81.7-E/45.6-S 25.99 m. above absolute elevation (64 cm. below datum point) Spindle whorl

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Special Finds (cont.):

#2. Locus 1 82.8-E/45.6-S 27.10 m. above absolute elevation (53 cm. below datum point) Glass fragment

The area directly below locus 1 was designated locus 2 .  Opening photos were taken and co-ordinate elevations measured.

Opening co-ordinate elevations for locus 2 :

NW(80-E/43-S): 26.24 m. above absolute elevation (39 cm. below datum point)

NE(84-E/43-S): 26.29 m. above absolute elevation (34 cm. below datum point)

SE(84-E/46-S): 26.08 m. above absolute elevation (55 cm. below datum point)

SW(80-E/46-S): 25.99 m. above absolute elevation (64 cm. below datum point)

The soil of locus 2 is dark olive-brown in color and loose in consistency.  There are numerous roots in this locus like the previous locus.

27.Special Finds (cont.): #3. Locus 2 81.3-E/45.6-S 25.98 m. above absolute elevation (65 cm. below datum point) Iron slag

#4. Locus 2 81.2-E/43.9-S 26.15 m. above absolute elevation (48 cm. below datum point) Metal disk

A pick-pass was carried out throughout the entire locus, which was lowered approximately 5 cm.  Approximately a dozen small well-worn fragments of terracotta was recovered.  Four sherds of pottery were found.  There are numerous fist-size and smaller stones in this locus.  Two special finds were made.

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Edward Clark. "EC XI (2016-06-29):22-29; IV. Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 83/2016, ID:710/Locus 1". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/d47ab191-14ca-4eee-90c5-42e6031e01fe>

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