August 5, 1971
- F/29-30: 1: 3 boxes of tiles
- G-J/29-30: 2: 11 boxes of tiles
Worked in grids F-J/29-30. Trench photo: F-G/27-28. Profile drawing: D-J/28-29 ( see p. 266 ).
Area F-G/27-28 was polished early in the morning. Four trench photos were taken ( see p. 204 ).
F-J/29-30: Working further down in this area, same features as in F-J/27-28 dug to the west seemed to occur: a rather substantial tile layer covering G-H, sloping down towards north ( see sketch on p. 124 ). J/29-30, no concentrated tile layer but scattered tile fragments in different le-
vels. Soil yellowish, dry, hard to work in. Some pottery, though.
Highest level of upper surface of tile layer reached in G/29-30. In this area, and border area G/H, tile layer as thickest, ca. 15 cm. Tile layer area rich in pottery and bones, pottery esp. G and G-H/29. In area G-H/29-30, a specific pottery-bone-carbon layer below veritable tile layer was not as clearly observable as westward grids G-H/27-28, but tiles seem to be thinning out downwards mixing with pottery and bones.
Donato works down in grids F/29-30, where a layer ca. 25 cm thick has been removed before. First ca. 10 cm of reddish soil occurs (result of burning); below that soil turns light brown-yellowish, yields very little but scattered tiles and some pottery of no high quality, in contrast to tile layer and below in
G-H/29-30 which yields rather much bucchero, as corresponding area dug earlier westwards. Tile layer in G-H/29-30 has a quite distinct south border in southern part of G/29-30, some 60 cm below ground surface.
Quite a few good finds in tile layer: pieces of banquet frieze, of gorgon antefix, etc.
- Find #1
- T-18 G/30
- Terracotta fragment: part of akroterion
- Find #4
- T-18 G-H/29-30
- ca. 60-65 cm below ground surface
- Frieze fragment: pieces fitting together (banquet)
- Find #5
- T-18 G-H/30
- Fairly big fragment of cover tile
- Find #6
- T-18 F/29
- Terracotta object
- Find #8
- T-18 H-J/29-30
- Fragment of covertile for attachment of gorgon antefix: 3 pieces fitting together
- Find #9
- T-18 H-J/29-30
- Two pieces of gorgon antefix doccia (not fitting); light red fabric, one of the pieces catalogued
- Find #10
- T-18 H/30
- One piece of gorgon antefix doccia
- Find #11
- T-18 H-J/30
- Bucchero vase attachment: female face in relief
- Find #12
- T-18 G/29-30
- Fragment of frieze (banquet) - contours very well defined
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