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July 17, 1998 AM

Continued excavating locus 11 in meters N12-15 W8 up to its borders with locus 12, pale olive sterile soil.  Locus 11 soil contains carbon and plaster.  Less archeological material was recovered than in two previous days.

Also locus 13 in meters N15 W8-9 was excavated.  The soil has a slightly lighter color, possibly due to lesser amount of carbon.

Pottery count will be done in the end of the day.

July 17, 1998 PM

Finished troweling 5-10 cm cut in locus 11, once locus 12 was reached.  Locus 12 will not be excavated.

A full latte box of bone and pottery was recovered from locus 11, as well as a piece of bronze, a small iron slag, 5 tile fragments and about 70 small pieces of plaster.  Locus 13 produced 14 impasto, 1 bucchero, 1 bone, 8 tile fragments, and 1 piece of plaster.



initiated another 10cm cut through locus 11 using trowels.  A glass bead anda  large impasto base fragment were found.


  • Find #4
  • N13.02 W8.99
  • 130 cm b.d/locus 11
  • glass bead (cobalt blue)
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Margarita Gleba. "MG II (1998-07-17):118-123; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Civitate A/Civitate A 42N/1998, ID:360". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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