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June 10, 1981


Tile: 1

Pottery: 1/2

Brief summary: Meters C/11-12 and B/11-12 (partly) were taken to ~45 cm.  A new cut in meters AA/11-12, ~45-50 cm was made.

Meters CC/11-12 were further excavated to the 45 cm level by carefully going through the soil and then going through it in the wheelbarrow.  Less tile in C/11 than C/12.  Only finds were in same area as bronze nails of yesterday.  Bronze slag and glass slag found.

Meters AA/11-12 started.  Soil indicates a burn layer (orange-black carbon light soil).  Tile present



but not in great abundance.  Soil was carefully gone through by mestiline and then by wheelbarrow (carefully checked).  Bronze slag found.




Tile: 1/2

Pottery: ---


Summary:  Meters B/11-12 further excavated to ~45 cm.  Meter AA/11 further excavated to ~50 cm.

Meters B/11-12 and AA/11 were excavated to ~45-50 cm and the soil carefully gone through in the wheelbarrow.


Summary: Meters E-D/77-79 were excavated.  Tile and rock packing encountered ~45 cm.

A large rock appeared in E/77 at ~45 cm.  E-D/77 were excavated to ~60 cm (except for the rock).  Rocks appeared in D/77 at ~60 cm, left in place.  Tile and

rock packing encountered in E/78-79.  Cleaned down with hammers and mestiline.

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Mark Tobey. "MT II (1981-06-10):89-95; Daily Log from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 23/1981, ID:419". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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