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Locus Number 4
Legacy Database LocusID 410
Legacy Database TBTID 282
Locus Year 2006
Open Date 2006-07-12
Close Date 2006-07-13
Open Page 20
Close Page 24
Soil Samples True
Photos False
Munsell Color 2.5Y 4/4 olive brown
Description Locus 4 was the approximate square meter in the northwest quarter of the trench which contained a tile spread or deposition. The soil in which the tiles were deposited was similar to the soil of Locus 2, as it was an olive brown color and claylike, however it was slightly more mottled and redder, probably due to the high concentration of tiles in this locus. The tiles themselves were often fairly large fragments, often preserving large segments of the tiles, and some preserved either curved impressions or finger impressions. Although there was a high concentration of tiles, very little ceramics were recovered from this locus; only 38 pottery sherds were found, and there was only 1 piece of bone uncovered. Due to the presence of the tiles within Locus 2, it seems likely that Locus 4 is also some sort of fill, deposited here in the 1980s.
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Opening Grid Coordinates
EW (x) NS (y) Elevation (z) Rotation Order
-1.69 -12.57 0.41 1
-1.04 -12.57 0.45 2
-0.63 -13.65 0.35 3
-1.19 -13.94 0.4 4
Closing Grid Coordinates
EW (x) NS (y) Elevation (z) Rotation Order
-1.69 -12.57 0.39 1
-1.04 -12.57 0.37 2
-0.63 -13.65 0.34 3
-1.19 -13.94 0.36 4
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Anthony Tuck. "Locus 4 from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescoavdo 6/2006, ID:583". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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