Open Context

Dily Logs

8 th July 2016

A.M.

Excavation continued in Locus 3 with picks and sorting into buckets with trowels.

Special Find #1:

Crucible Fragment

Locus 3

1.95S/16.32W

304.57m A.S.L.

Special Find #2: Braided Pithos Fragment

Locus 3

1.55S/15.98W

304.55m A.S.L.

A large quantity of tile was recovered this morning. Two full bowls with some well preserved fragments. A half latte carton (1L) of pottery was also recovered mainly impasto types, but also some pithoi fragments. A small fragment of bone was found too.

P.M.

A similar quantity of the same materials was found this afternoon in Locus 3 . We excavated with mini-picks and trowels. It became apparent that the soil was changing in some areas. In the west some stones are emerging and are beneath the grey-brown soil. But to the north a red-brown soil is present which is spotted with much charcoal.

To the south and east a large concentration of white-yellow soil is present in the centre of Locus 3 with further investigation this extends and continues further south to Locus 2 and appears to terminate at the border of VT12 . In the very east of the trench the soil remains grey-brown and a packing of tile is emerging. This is being uncovered and defined.

A small amount of excavation was carried out in Locus 2 to find the extent of the white-yellow soil a few fragments of tile were recovered.

Closing Totals

Locus 2

Tile and Plaster = 1/10 th bowl

Locus 3

Tile and Plaster = 3-1/2 bowls

Pottery = 55 sherds

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

Eóin M. O'Donoghue. "VT 11 (2016-07-08):76-83; Dily Logs from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescovado 11/2016, ID:718/Locus 2". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/db8a9629-353e-4eb3-add4-c57ba86851d6>

Editorial Status

●●●○○
Managing editor reviewed

Part of Project

Murlo

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)