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Wednesday 15th July, 2015

Wednesday 15 th July


Hand picks were used to lower the surface of Locus 6 . Two special finds and a rim with pottery in situ were uncovered so it was decided to use trowels to continue scraping.

Special Find # 1

Tooth in jaw (2 pieces)

Locus 6

91.46E/ 36.12S

0.64m BD/ 26.93m AE


Special Find # 2

Ridged Pottery

Locus 6

91.43E/ 37.37S

0.63m BD/ 26.94m AE

Special Find #3

In situ pottery packing (4 pieces)

Locus 6

91.60E/ 36.04S

0.60m BD/ 26.97m AE

The pottery in situ (Special Find #3) was photographed before removal.

Several large roots were removed using a saw. An area of compacted soil was uncovered in the central area of the trench, just south of the large root in the north. A tooth, small to medium sized rock and piece of terracotta were uncovered on top of this surface.

Co-ordinates of compacted soil:

N corner: 9.13E/ 38.12S

SE corner: 91.54E/ 37.90S

SW corner: 91.48E/ 36.47S

Elevation of compacted soil:

N corner: 0.62m BD/ 26.95m AE

SE corner: 0.61m BD/ 26.96m AE

SW corner: 0.60m BD/ 26.97m AE

Measurements and photos were taken of the area of compacted soil.

Locus 6 end of day elevations:

NW corner: 0.48m BD/ 27.09m AE

NE corner: o.42m BD/ 27.15m AE

SE corner: 0.68m BD/ 26.96m AE

SW corner: 0.75m BD/ 26.89m AE

Locus 6 finds summary:

Terracotta: 3 pieces

Pottery: 7 pieces

Bone: 2 pieces

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Suggested Citation

Matilda V. Stevens. "MVS I (2015-07-15):99-106; Wednesday 15th July, 2015 from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 70/2015, ID:687/Locus 2". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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