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Wednesday July 16, 1997


Continued trimming baulk in locus 2, meters S 40-51, E 149-152 (old grid F-P). One full cassetta of tile fragments and 2.5 latte boxes of pottery were recovered. Pottery included 66 redware (1 handle), 3 creamware, 49 coarseware, 185 impasto fragments. 22 bone fragments were found, as well as impasto spindle whorl, fragment of a handle with decoration and a cavetto fragment.

Locus 3 was designated in meters S 51-55, E 149-148 (old grid Q-U). This area of the baulk wall contained a large tree. 48 tile fragments (1-7cm), 7 coarseware and 3 impasto fragments were found in locus 3.

1993 west baulk section cut (see AGI) was designated locus 4. 24 tile fragments, 7 coarseware, 9 redware, 12 impasto fragments and 3 bone fragments were found in locus 4. Locus 2 tile contained several pieces of plaster and a piece of vitrified terracotta.


  • Find #2
  • Locus 2
  • S. 40.46 E 150.05
  • 87cm below surface
  • Impasto spindle whorl


  • Find #1
  • Locus 2
  • S. 41.96 E 151.24
  • 50-80cm below surface
  • Cavetto fragment


  • Find #3
  • Locus 2
  • S. 43-42 E 150-151
  • 60-80cm below surface
  • decorated impasto handle fragment
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Margarita Gleba. "MG I (1997-07-16):20-25; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 21/1997, ID:349". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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