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June 14, 2004

Opening Elevations:                                                         Students:

  • NW: 93cm Below Datum Point                                          Chris B
  • NE: 93cm BD                                                                  Jill
  • SW: 87cm BD                                                                 Eric
  • SE: 67cm BD

7am - 12pm

Tools: pick axe, shovel, buckets, trowels, wheelbarrow, hand clippers

Soil: gray/brown claylike

Passes: 1 pick pass through trench beginning in the south

Picked through the trench, still claylike soil with many roots. Worked on straightening the baulk walls.

12:30pm - 3:30pm

Tools: pick axe, trowels, buckets, wheelbarrow, hand clippers, plumb bob, line level, measuring tape

Soil: gray/brown claylike

Passes: 1/3 of the trench working from the south

Terracotta: 1 bowl

Pottery: 4 pcs incl. 1 rim

Other: 2 small pcs plaster, 1 bone

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Closing Elevations:

  • NW: 97.5cm Below Datum Point
  • NE: 89cm BD
  • SW: 89cm BD
  • SE: 67.5cm BD

Continued cleaning baulk walls. Began second pick pass of the day. Soil still the same. Eric found 3 fragments of a pithos rim in the southwest quadrant of the trench. Made it a special find to teach the students how a special find is recorded. Coordinates for Special Find #1 are: 182.35E 47.8S. The elevation is 87cm Below Datum Point. Cleaned up the loose soil from the first 1/3 of the pass and then it began to rain. Day ended around 2:30pm.

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Kathleen Elizabeth Droste. "KED I (2004-06-14):14-17; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 30B/2004, ID:536/Locus 2". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/documents/e206d8ae-3f5d-4132-8afa-f83ff07ba79e>

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