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June 15, 2004

Opening Elevations:                                            Students:

  • NW: 97.5cm Below Datum Point                          Dylan
  • NE: 89cm BD                                                     Heather
  • SW: 89cm BD
  • SE: 67.5cm BD

7am - 12pm

Tools: pick axe, shovel, buckets, trowels, wheelbarrow, hand clippers, plumb bob, line level, tape measure

Soil: gray/brown claylike

Passes: 1 pick pass beginning in the south- aiming for a 10cm pass

Began and completed another pick pass through locus 2: worked on straightening the baulk walls. Soil remains the same as it has been throughout the locus.

12:30pm - 3:30pm

Tools: pick axe, shovel, buckets, trowels, wheelbarrows, hand clippers, plumb bob, line level, tape measure

Soil: gray/brown claylike - possibly changing to a gray crumbly soil in the northern 1/3 of the trench

Passes: 1 complete pass through the trench beginning from the south

Began a pick pass from the south. Came across several large chunks of terracotta pan tiles. Find #1 is a large terracotta fragment that is possibly a pan tile. The coordinates are 94cm Below Datum Point, 183.415E 48.445S. Possibly began to see a soil change in the northern 1/3 of the trench to a grayer more soil-like texture. Cleaned the baulk walls.

Closing Elevations:

  • NW: 99cm Below Datum Point
  • NE: 89.5cm BD
  • SW: 90cm BD
  • SE: 67.5cm BD

Terracotta: 1 bowl

Pottery: 7 pcs incl. 2 rims

Other: 1 pc bone

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Kathleen Elizabeth Droste. "KED I (2004-06-15):18-21; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 30B/2004, ID:536/Locus 2". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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