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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.





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.


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Alexandra A. Carpino. "AAC I (1987-07-06):35-38; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 26/1987, ID:126". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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