July 6, 1987
Work continued in LM/78-81, following the same schedule as for June 30, 1987. Finds were minimal; only one piece of ivory was found (L/80) near some bronze flakes. Pottery, plaster, and tile fragments were also minimal-1/10 cassetta and 1/10 box pottery. Pithos fragments were also found-L/79-80.
A large plaster piece with 2 straight edges came out of L/79.
- Find #3
Plaster with two straight edges
- Find #4
Perforated vessel fragments
Same as morning in LM/78-81. Ivory was found in L/79 ca.80-95 cm and work in this area slowed to dental picks and brushes. Pottery finds were again minimal, althouh an Italo-Corinthian or cream ware handle was found. Bronze flakes were also found in the vicinity of the ivory.
In MNO/72-77, the fourth cut was continued. Pottery finds were abundant-bucchero, cream ware, re ware. A piece of architectural sculpture, with a possible wing design, was found in O/75. In the vicinity was a bronze nail top. Otherwise finds remained to be tile, plaster and pithos fragments, only 1.25 cassetta. Most of the pottery finds came in NO/72-77 exclusively. The soil remains dark brown, scattered with rocks as well as roots and small pieces of carbonized wood.
- Find #4
- ca. 79 cm
- bronze nail head
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