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29 July 2016


Cleaning began this morning across the entire trench in preparation for closing photos and final photos. Brushes and trowels were used to loosen and collect loose soil. In the course of this cleaning a piece of bronze was found in Locus 7 along the edge of the section cut along the eastern edge.

Special Find #1

Bronze Piece

Locus 7


304.09 mASL


Cleaning reopened this afternoon. A pickaxe was also used to level the reaming surface of Locus 7 , as well as expose the remaining surface of Locus 4 above the level of Locus 7 . This activity was confined to the western 2m of Locus 7 .

Work this concluded in VT11 for 2016!

Special Find #2

Fine Impasto Handle

Locus 7



Special Find #3

Unusual Thrown Ceramic (+1 associated fragment)

Locus 5



Closing representing the Loci as closing in VT11

Closing Totals:

Baulk Trim

Tile and Plaster: 3.5 bowls

Pottery: 170 sherds

Bone: 7 fragments

Closing Elevations for VT 11

Locus 5

A. 303.97mASL

B. 303.99mASL

C. 304.07mASL

D. 303.44mASL

E. 303.33mASL

F. 303.35mASL

Locus 6

G. 304.63mASL

H. 304.61mASL

I. 304.56mASL

J. 304.33mASL

Locus 7

K. 304.28mASL

L. 304.52mASL

M. 304.33mASL

N. 304.28mASL

O. 303.57mASL

P. 303.65mASL

Q. 303.42mASL

R. 303.46mASL

Locus 4

S. 304.36mASL

T. 304.68mASL

U. 304.65mASL

V. 304.59mASL

W. 304.34mASL

X. 304.43mASL

Y. 304.39mASL

Z. 304.35mASL

Eastern Section wall scarp

Northern Scarp Section Wall

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Eóin M. O'Donoghue. "VT 11 (2016-07-29):280-289; Daily Log from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescovado 11/2016, ID:718/Locus 4". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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