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July 3

1N Continued removing of dirt. Number of hills increased towards the Eastern end of the trench. Very few tiles (almost gap) between 4.15m and 8.35m facing West. Foundation of stones appeared along the N edge 4.60m facing W. Visible width 1.70m.

Two oddly shaped objects were found (one 1.40m N, 6.20m E and the other along the E edge 1.10m N). They looked like horns ? on arms  but could very wll have served as legs for a stool ? or a pot ?


  • Find #1
  • 1NRT
  • Ridgepole tile
  • Addition: 2 previously uncatalogued frags. which preserve finished edges of one long and one short side of tile.


  • Find #5A
  • 1N
  • Statue frag right front chair leg


  • Find #5B
  • 1N
  • Statue frag left wrist and chair leg
  • Joins 19670462
    (skirt) from Tesoro Tr. 1NRT and (previously uncatalogued) under part of skirt from Tr. 1NRT also. Now all catalogued under 196700462

1P A new trench, 1P, was laid out along the south side (see diagram above) again to orient the complex with the building. A margin of about a meter was left on the outside of the corner and the wall traced westward for 13.5 meters. The trench was taken down to the top of the wall and produced 2 1/2 boxes of tile with 5 or 6 pieces of pottery.

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Timothy Gantz. "TG II (1967-07-03):19-21; 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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