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July 12, 2004

Opening Elevations:                                                         Students:

  • NW: 173 cm bd             26.98AE                 Annah, Lafe
  • NE: 150 cm bd              27.21                      Joanna, Emily
  • SW: 167 cm bd             27.04                      Carrie, Heather
  • SE: 164.5  cm bd          27.065                    Andrew, Amanda, Ryan


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

Soil: burn layer of charcoal infused soil

Passes: two-thirds pick pass in SW and NE corners

Morning spent trimming baulk walls to begin to straighten them out.  Began pick pass in SW and NE corners.  Lots of bone, pottery, terracotta and medium sized rocks.


  • Find #1
  • 182E/47.30-47.90S
  • Baulk trim along W baulk
  • Stamped bucchero


  • Find #2
  • 182.72E/48.75S
  • 27.24 m AE
  • Rocchetto fragment

Baulk trim produced 1 and a quarter bowls terracotta; 70 bones.


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

Soil: charcoal filled soil

Passes: one-third pick pass in NW corner

Pick pass in NW third of trench.  Continue cleaning from earlier picking.  Still an incredible amount of bone and pottery.  Rain started at 3:45 witn incredible effort by all supervisors and Heather and Andrew to clean up loose soil since the trench cannot be covered.

Terracotta: 2 bowls

Pottery: 846 pieces     116 baulk trim

Other: bone 635 pieces      bulk bronze, 1


  • Supplemental Find #4
  • Locus 8
  • Worked antler


  • Supplemental Find #5
  • Locus 8
  • Rocchetto fragment


  • Supplemental Find #6
  • Locus 8
  • Iron fragment


  • Supplemental Find #7
  • Locus 8
  • Worked bone
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Kathleen Elizabeth Droste. "KED I (2004-07-12):94-97; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 30B/2004, ID:536/Locus 8". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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