A.M. 10 July 2009
The excavation of locus 3 was completed this morning. Approximately four bowls of terracotta fragments were recovered. Approximately 1/4 latte box of pottery sherds was found along with three pieces of bone and one jaw fragment with teeth.was now declared across the entire trench. The soil of locus 4 is mostly grayish in color with numerous orange and white inclusions and pieces of carbon. The soil has numerous stones fist size and larger. Photos were taken and co-ordinates measured.
Opening co-ordinates of locus 3:
47.6-S/177.4-E = 129 cm. below datum point, 27.01 m. above absolute elevation
47.6-S/180.1-E = 132 cm. below datum point, 26.98 m. above absolute elevation
49.2-S/180.1-E = 122 cm. below datum point, 27.08 m. above absolute elevation
49.2-S/177.1-E = 105 cm. below datum point, 27.25 m. above absolute elevation
Excavation of locus 4 was started.
Excavation in locus 4 was continued this afternoon. Today, the excavation of locus 3 was equal to approximately one pick pass of 5 cm. and the excavation of locus 4 was approximately the same.
- Find #1
- 27.04 m. above absolute elevation
- Locus 4
- Stamped bucchero sherd
- Find #2
- 27.08 m. above absolute elevation
- Locus 4
- Sherd with cutout
In locus 4 approximately 5 1/2 bowls of terracotta fragments were recovered. Approximately two latte boxes of pottery sherds and bone pieces were found along with one fragment of bronze, which was made a bulk find.
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