8 th July 2016
Excavation continued in Locus 3 with picks and sorting into buckets with trowels.
Special Find #1:
Special Find #2: Braided Pithos Fragment
A large quantity of tile was recovered this morning. Two full bowls with some well preserved fragments. A half latte carton (1L) of pottery was also recovered mainly impasto types, but also some pithoi fragments. A small fragment of bone was found too.
A similar quantity of the same materials was found this afternoon in Locus 3 . We excavated with mini-picks and trowels. It became apparent that the soil was changing in some areas. In the west some stones are emerging and are beneath the grey-brown soil. But to the north a red-brown soil is present which is spotted with much charcoal.
To the south and east a large concentration of white-yellow soil is present in the centre of Locus 3 with further investigation this extends and continues further south to Locus 2 and appears to terminate at the border of . In the very east of the trench the soil remains grey-brown and a packing of tile is emerging. This is being uncovered and defined.
A small amount of excavation was carried out in Locus 2 to find the extent of the white-yellow soil a few fragments of tile were recovered.
Tile and Plaster = 1/10 th bowl
Tile and Plaster = 3-1/2 bowls
Pottery = 55 sherds
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