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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Locus Number 5
Legacy Database LocusID 1347
Legacy Database TBTID 422
Locus Year 2015
Open Date 2015-07-13
Close Date 2015-07-14
Open Page 75
Close Page 93
Soil Samples False
Photos False
Munsell Color 2.5YR/3/2
Description Locus 5 lies above Locus 6 and below Locus 4. It is a 2 by 3 meter sounding from the eastern baulk wall. Locus 5 consists is defined by a brighter, also clay-like soil with less stones and materials. Along the eastern baulk wall there was a section of darker soil with roots within it. Locus 5 revealed a slope downwards toward the southeastern corner of the trench. There was approximattely 70 sherds of pottery found and about 5 bowls of tile as well as finds of bucchero, redslip, and iron nail fragments.
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Opening Grid Coordinates
EW (x) NS (y) Elevation (z) Rotation Order
-10.94 -5.84 306.25 1
-8.79 -5.1 306.1 2
-8.18 -8.03 306.05 3
-10.22 -8.21 306.19 4
Closing Grid Coordinates
EW (x) NS (y) Elevation (z) Rotation Order
-10.94 -5.84 305.97 1
-8.79 -5.1 305.59 2
-8.18 -8.03 305.87 3
-10.22 -8.21 305.68 4
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Anthony Tuck. "Locus 5 from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescovado 8/2015, ID:695". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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