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June 27, 1997


Continued working through S28, E136-138 into the portions of S29, E136-138 which are bounded by the Upper Building wall.Several more large stones (up to 35cm) were exposed. Soil remained consistaint throughout and continues to be designated Locus 1. The area in meters S29, E136-138 was leveled to approximately the same depth as P.Small's work (64cm b.d.), while the area in meters S27-28, E136-138 is still as much as 10cm higher because of the exposed stones. 20-25 small warn fragments of terracotta and 1/4 of a latte box of pottery fragments, mainly impasto and all worn, were recovered. One piece of worked stone, either flint or obsidian, was recovered as well (Find #1).

Remaining backfill was removed from R15 and grass was cut from the orientalizing wall in R13. An herbicide was spread at the end of work in this area to help alleviate vegitation overgrowth. 3 small workn pitos fragments were recovered on the surface of the wall.

Grass was also cleared from the northeast corner of the orientalizing foundations. An herbicide was spread in the northern portion of the excavated half od R14.


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Alexis M. Christensen. "AMC V (1997-06-27):112-115; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro South Flank/Tesoro South Flank 0/1997, ID:355". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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