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Trench Layout

Trench Layout:

The boundaries of the trench were laid out using a baseline shot with the transit off the grid point PC 1 and a second baseline extending at a 90 degree angle. Using triangulation a two by three meter trench was established with the NW corner at a location of 29 S/8 W

The coordinates of the four corners of CB 45 at the time of the start of the 2011 season are as follows:

NW corner: 29S/8W

SW corner: 31S/8W

SE corner: 31S/11W

NW corner: 29S/11W

A datum point with an absolute elevation of 31.20 m was established on a tree located near the southeast corner of the trench.

trench drawing

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Alyssa A. Friedman. "AAF I (2011-07-18):13-16; Trench Layout from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Civitate B/Civitate B 45/2011, ID:639". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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