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July 20, 1971

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Work was continued in R8, grid C 1-2. the soil is here, as in grid C 3-4 noticeably hard. Few tiole fragments- which are all standing up in the ground and not lying down.

A few slivers of ivory

Fragments of bronze

Tacks and nails

Tile fragments and ivory slivers increased in C1. One box of tiles was gatherd in C1 the foundations of the eastern wall seem to spread out, as a ledge, slightly belowthe previously excavated level. This ledge is not as irregular as that

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  • T.R. 8 C 3 (D)
  • ivory plaque, lotus and palmette

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noticed in A-B 1, but seems to be buried up as one layer of stones with soil and tile fragments as support.

Work stopped because of rain.

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  • R8 C4 (D)
  • bronze nail, silver head

Rectangle 8

Wednesday July 21

Work was continued in grid C 1-4.  Photographs taken.  One box of tiles was collected.  Some Greek painted sherds.  Tacks and nails- at least 12 complete ones.  Slivers of ivory: a petal.  a plaque with a lotus . 19710653

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The burnt stratum, str. D, was lifted throughout grid C-1-2.  A small ship remains in C 3-4.  The ivories and the bronzes occur all through this stratum with a concentration in C 3-4.

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  • Find 4
  • TR 8, C 4
  • Stratum D
  • Bronze nail, silver head

Additional photos LB I p. 44

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  • Find 5
  • TR 8
  • Stratum D
  • Two ivory petals with nail holes

Tile fragments appear throughout the stratum.  Pithoi fragments are rare- so far only one rim fragment and one piece with a rope pattern have been found.

There is no indication of a distinct floor level in this Rectangle.  A heavy brown soil and some stones follow below str. D.  No finds from this soil in C 1-2.

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Ingrid Edlund. "IE III (1971-07-20):164-171; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro Rectangle/Tesoro Rectangle 8/1971, ID:286". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/6a7148da-c0ad-4dcd-ac7c-14c12c588925>

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