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July 1, 2004

Opening Elevations:                                                             Students:

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


Tools: pick axe, baulk hammer, trowels, buckets, wheelbarrow, dustpans

Soil: yellow sandy

Passes: pick pass through S 2/3 of trench

Morning spent straigntening baulk walls.  Pick pass begun in S moving to N. Stratigraphy in trench very similar to that found in T36 similar soil and amounts of terracotta and pottery.  The stratigraphy seems to be unlike the rest of the trenches of T30 in that there is not as much pottery and terracottaand the soil is not as yellow.


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

Soil: yellow sandy

Passes: 1st pass through N 1/3, 2nd pass through W 1/2

Pick pass finishing mornings pass through trench.  Soil yellow and sandy and more pronounced in N 1/2 of trench.  Befan pick pass again.  Visit from students at Poggio Colla.  Pick pass through W 1/2 of trench.  Fewer rocks thorugh those found are large.

Closing Elevations:

  • NW: 135.5 cm Below Datum Point     27.355
  • NE: 140 cm bd                                 27.31
  • SW: 143 cm bd                               27.28
  • SE: 139 cm bd                                27.32

Terracotta: 4 bowls

Pottery: 64 pieces

Other: 54 pieces bone

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Kathleen Elizabeth Droste. "KED I (2004-07-01):68-71; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 30B/2004, ID:536/Locus 6". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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