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Monday, July 26, 1993

A. M.

Removed stone line in H-I/46, and lowered these two meters to 140cm.  The soil was dark brown with frequent inclusions of carbon.  1 2/3 latte boxes of bone and pottery, and 1/3 cassetta of tile and plaster fragments, a small amorphous flakes of bronze.  A fragment of cruicible (#2) and a fragment of ridged impasto (#3) were found.

Completed the cut through H-I/44-42 at a depth of approxsimately 150cm.  The soil throughout the cut was yellow-brown clay-like.  1 fragment of pottery and less than 6 fragments of tile and plaster were removed.

Baulk cleaning in H/42-43 was begun, and the pottery and tile quantities will be recorded this afternoon.

Began a cut in H-I/46 working to the east, at a depth of about 150cm.  Soil was yellow-brown and clay-like, with areas of dark brown burn on the top.  Pottery and tile quantities will be recorded this afternoon.

Another cut was taken in H-I/49, to a depth of approximately 100cm.  Soil was medium brown with occasional inclusions of carbon.  1 full latte of pottery and bone, and 1/4 cassette of tile and plaster fragments were removed.  An impasto fragment with a knob (#1) was found, and also the full profile of a vessel (#4).  A smoothy river stone - possible sling stone - was removed from teh baulk of H/49 at about 70cm.







P. M.

Baulk trimming in H-I/42-43 yielded 4 small pieces of pottery and 10 small fragments of tile and plaster.  Baulk trimming in I/44-45 yileded about 6 pieces of pottery and bone, and 8-10 fragments of tile and plaster.  Completed cut in H-I/46-47 which contained a dark brown soil with carbon inclusions.  Found 1 1/8 latte boxes of pottery and bone as well as 1/6 cassetta of tile and plaster.  Also found 2 pieces of ridged impasto, finds #5 and 6.

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Michael Smith. "MS I (1993-07-26):81-86; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 22 West Extension/2001, ID:483". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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