Wednesday, July 11, 1973
Work continued in Agger 10. In the morning two workmen continued to clear a yellowish-brown soil stratum in the middle of the Agger in grids K-N 0-4. There appear to be more large, heavy rocks in the northern half of the area tapering off to the south. A few chunks of bronze, a piece of slag and a frieze placque fragment were found in grid N-2 as well as a few pieces of bucchero including part of a small handel, round in cross-section.
[cont. p. 37]
- Find # 3
- Agger 10 grid N-2
- Frieze Placque Fragment
Preserves part of a guilloche
- Find # 7
- Agger 10 grid M-3
- Frieze Placque Fragment - Horse Race
Preserves front of first horse
- Find # 12
- Agger 10 Grid N-3
- Spindle Whorl
With deep central depression
In the afternoon two workmen finished clearing the rocks in grids K-N 4-5, down to ground level to the east. On grids M-N 4 the rocks appear to end - thus forming a N-5 termination line at the approximate middle of the Agger.
The other workmen continued to excavate grids K-N 0-3 at a higher level. grids N 1-2 produced many small fragments of bronze and a few bucchero shards. The bronze was found very close to the south wall of the trench, and possibly extends further to the south. The soil here is yellowish-brown with small specks of carbon.
4 cassetti of tiles - discarded
2 cassetti - coarse ware
1 strawberry carton - fine ware
- Find # 13
- Agger 10 grid L-0 [MM74-1]
Pan-tile fragment with finger-incised chi
- Find # 14
- Agger 10 grid K-1
- Banquet Frieze Placque Fragment
- Find # 16
- Agger 10 grid K-2
- Seated Figure Frieze Placque Fragment
Preserves woman's head at left edge and red paint on face
- Find # 18
- Agger 10 grid M-N 4-5
- Cover-Tile end fragment with incised letter
- Part of a theta?
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