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July 10

1R Tilebed finally lifted. 8 boxes. Under the tilebed appeared a stone pavement, 30-35cm down, irregularly laid with stones of about the same size as the wall. A aptch of red earth showed up at the W edge at the depth of ca. 25 cm, the first appearance of stratum D along the N side of the wall starting from 1K.

Inside a big stump was found part of a head showing the mouth, which fitted with 1R #3 and with one of the oddly shaped pieces to make a beard with straight sides. The oddly shaped pieces found in 1R were all found close to or near the N edge of the trench, away from the wall.




  • Find #10
  • 1R
  • Shoulder + arm fragments (Recatalogued with one piece added [1971])


1Q Cleaning of the wall was finished. About a 1 1/2 meters from the west edge the stones along the inside edge began to slope down while the ground sloped up toward the agger, so that the depth at the western edge was cut down accordingly. At 3m N along the west edge a small concentration of stones was found, and with it most of the fragments of a... The wall itself continued quite solidly except for a partial break between 4 1/2 and 6 1/2 m E, where the number of small tiles over the wall increased.

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Timothy Gantz. "TG II (1967-07-10):35-37; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 1AN/1967, ID:523". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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