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July 14

1T A thick layer (ca 20cm) of dirt removed which produced very few hills and a few pieces of bones and pottery. Stones appeared underneath in the whole trench, forming an irregular stone pavement similar to the one in tr. 1R. The stone pavement was cleaned. Four badly preserved pieces of


  • Find #7
  • 1S
  • Pottery fragment, man with wings

cornice were found. Pottery 1/4 box. One long straight bone (18cm).

1S The trench was taken down to just above the wall. At 3.50m E and 3.60m N a buccheroid pottery fragment showing a woman's head flanked by two birds\' heads was found. It was found to join with #5 from the day before. At 1.00m E and 3.50m N a pottery fragment with a molded figure of a man holding two wings was also excavated.

The depth along the west edge of the trench where the ground began to slope up toward the agger was 40-45cm. The 1-meter strip outside the wall was taken down to 55cm. Soil was mainly stratum A, with an irregular band of stratum B (yellow-white) running along the bottom of the trench at about 35-40cm and going up over the wall at 20-30cm. The red soil (stratum D) was spotted but did form one soil band from 2.00m N (inner line of wall) to


  • Find #10
  • 1S
  • Pottery fragment loops


  • Find #11
  • 1S
  • Pottery fragment



9.00m N and from 70cm E to 130 cm E.

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Timothy Gantz. "TG II (1967-07-14):45-49; 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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