Open Context

Daily Log

June 30, 2004

Opening Elevations:                                                        Students:

  • NW: 134 cm Below Datum Point           27.37                   Kate
  • NE: 130 cm bd                                    27.41
  • SW: 132 cm bd                                   27.39
  • SE: 124 cm bd                                    27.47


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

Soil: yellow/brown crumbly changing to yellow sandy

Passes: South 2/3 trench pick pass begin in S

Pick pass begun in S of trench. In the approximate center of the pass is a jumble of terracotta tiles.  The tiles are standing on end in all different directions.  Unlike the two tile spreads previously found.  Soil becoming increasingly yellow and sandy.  Lots of pottery and terracotta.


Tools: pick axe, trowels, buckets, baulk hammer, wheelbarrow, plumb bob, line level tape measure.

Soil: yellow/ brown crumbly transitioning to yellow sandy

Passes: N 1/3 of trench pick pass

Closing Elevations:

  • NW 130 cm Below Datum Point      27.41
  • NE: 132 cm bd                              27.39
  • SW: 131 cm bd                             27.40
  • SE: 129 cm bd                              27.42

Terracotta: 5 bowls

Pottery: 3 1/2 latte boxes, 140 pieces

Other: 1 1/2 latte boxes bone, 41 pieces

Latest Dateable:

Pick through N 1/3 of trench.  Continues to have lots of pottery and terracotta.  Work on baulk walls.  The yellow soil shows up througout the trench so with closing of the day is closing of Locus 5.

Property or Relation Value(s)
Temporal Coverage
[Standard: Dublin Core Terms]
Editorial Note

Open Context editors work with data contributors to annotate datasets to shared vocabularies, ontologies, and other standards using 'Linked Open Data' (LOD) methods.

The annotations presented above approximate some of the meaning in this contributed data record to concepts defined in shared standards. These annotations are provided to help make datasets easier to understand and use with other datasets.

Suggested Citation

Kathleen Elizabeth Droste. "KED I (2004-06-30):62-67; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 30B/2004, ID:536/Locus 5". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

Editorial Status

Managing editor reviewed

Part of Project


Mapping Data

Copyright License

Attribution 4.0

To the extent to which copyright applies, this content carries the above license. Follow the link to understand specific permissions and requirements.
Required Attribution: Citation and reference of URIs (hyperlinks)