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June 10

Agger 9

Section A

The EW crosswall, first uncovered in Agger 9C was followed through 9B to 9A, and work was begun on finding the south eastern angle, ie the eastern, NS wall.

Found: oddly shaped piece, procession frag

Section B

The interior side of the EW crosswall of Agger 9C was followed through this section and a cross-section of the mud wall over the stone foundation was revealed. See profile p 55. It consists of alternating bands of more or less equal thickness of plaster/clay, mixed with white stones, & brown mud. It seems most similar in composition & construction to the mud wall of Agger 1 & Agger 2D with their




  • find 2
  • lateral sima frag - head






  • find 5
  • cut-out  - triangular in shape - perhaps a wing tip

thin red bands alternating with mud.

Found: Except for a stray piece of frieze cornice & some pottey & tiles from the fill, all the rest came from the tile layer over the pavement of the meter cut flanking the northern edge of the EW crosswall.

1. lateral sima fragments - one almost complete sima

2. bucchero plate rim frag

3. bit of bronze

4. pantil frag with an alpha

5. cut out  - triangular shape - perhaps a wing tip

6. lower l corner of banquet frieze

7. lower rt corner of seated figures frieze

About 6 boxes of tile including those stray pieces in the fill from the 1 1/2 meter cut running NS & taken down to just above the tile layer on the western side of this section. The remaining part of 9B is 1.5m wide.

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Penny Small. "PS II (1970-06-10):55-58; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Agger/Agger 1/1970, ID:532". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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