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August 19, 1969

Agger 3

Work continued along the west side of the agger in this area. Excavation was stopped at a layer of burned and blackened earth 115-120 cm below surface.

Agger 5

Excavation was continued to bring this area to the same level as that of Agger 4.


  • Along the southern edge of the trench 3.3 m form the eastern edge of the trench at a depth of 1.1 m
  • complete panther head spout

A fragment of cavetto was also found ( Depth 1.1m, 4.5m from est, 0.20m form south). In addition at a depth of 1.1m (3.0m E, 2.1 m S) was found a cut out. see p. .

8 boxes of tiles were dumped from this area.

Agger 6

A new trench was laid out along the western sides of the deep cuts in Ag 3 and4. Its W boundary was a line 8m form and parallel to the inner (W) face of the N-S wall in agger 4. Its E border followed the line of the W edge of the deep cuts in Agger 3 and 4 and ran for their entire length. Topsoil was taken off in this area.

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Mary Berg. "MB I (1969-08-19):145-147; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Agger/Agger 8/1969, ID:264". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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