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5 th July 2016

A.M.

Work began in the eastern half of the trench to remove the remaining construction fill Locus 1 . Following several small pick-passes in the west of trench it was decided to clean and scrape in order to declare three new loci.

Locus 2 is located roughly in the southern meter of the trench and is a grey-brown with some yellow areas. Locus 3 is in the centre of the trench, roughly triangular in shape and up to two meters wide in the western area. It is dark-grey and blue-brown with some visible stones. Finally, Locus 4 is located in the very north 1.5M. It is a yellow flaky soil.

Drawing of trench with Locus 2 , 3 , 4

Locus 1 : Closing Elevations

N.W. = 304.69m A.S.L.

S.W. = 304.71m A.S.L.

S.E. = 304.65m A.S.L.

N.E. = 304.73m A.S.L.

Locus 2 , 3 , 4 points confer drawing here.

Locus 2 : Opening Elevations/Coordinates

1= -19.12E/-3.4S 304.63m A.S.L.

3= -14.87E/-1.49S 304.66m A.S.L.

S.E. = -14.3E/-3.37S 304.65m A.S.L.

S.W. = -19.15E/-4.91S 304.71m A.S.L.

Locus 3 : Opening Elevations/Coordinates

2= -19.75E/-1.41S 304.71m A.S.L.

4 = -14.89E/-0.98S 304.66m A.S.L.

3 = -14.87E/-1.49S 304.66m A.S.L.

1 = -19.12E/-3.4S 304.64m A.S.L.

Locus 4 : Opening Elevations/Coordinates

N.W. = -19.96E/-0.22S 304.69m A.S.L.

N.E. = -15.18E/ 0.66S 304.73m A.S.L.

4 = -14.89E/-0.98S 304.66m A.S.L.

2 = -19.75E/-1.41S 304.71m A.S.L.

P.M.

Excavation commenced in Locus 2 this afternoon. One pick-pass was completed here and dirt/soil was sorted into buckets and removed with trowels. Soil is grey-brown and yellow. Some tile was revered.

Special Find #1

Iron Slag

Locus 2

304.63m A.S.L.

2.77S/14.84W

Excavation concluded for the evening.

Closing Totals

Locus 1 :

Tile and Plaster = \xbc bowl (ancient & modern)

Pottery = 6 sherds

Locus 2:

Tile and Plaster = \xbe bowl

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Eóin M. O'Donoghue. "VT 11 (2016-07-05):54-63; Daily Log from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescovado 11/2016, ID:718/Locus 1". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/9b5c844b-6cd2-4958-a1a5-4f7eb963e720>

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