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Locus Number 6
Legacy Database LocusID 735
Legacy Database TBTID 324
Locus Year 2009
Open Date 2009-07-08
Close Date 2009-07-16
Open Page 63
Close Page 115
Soil Samples False
Photos False
Munsell Color From SE: 2.5 Y 4/3 olive brown (dry), 3/3 dark olive brown (wet). From NW: 2.5 Y 5/2 grayish brown (dry), 2.5 Y 3/2 very dark grayish brown (wet)
Description Locus 6 is archaeologically secure soil in in the N half of the trench. It sits under Locus 4, on top of the N half of Locus 11, and is next to Locus 5, and when they declared, also next to Locus 7 and 8. Locus 6 is more of an yellowish olive brown color, but it tended to appear darker in the NW portion. It is clayey in texture. It contains some larger rocks scattered throughout, and also contained some roofing tiles spread through the E half. Finds consisted of terracotta, ceramic, and limited quantities of bone and a finger-incised piece of terracotta pan tile and a fragment of the horse race frieze plaque cam out of its N baulk.
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Opening Grid Coordinates
EW (x) NS (y) Elevation (z) Rotation Order
136 -38 27.98 1
138 -38 27.96 2
137.89 -39.44 28.01 3
136.84 -39.47 27.94 4
136.71 -38.8 27.91 5
136.17 -38.74 27.97 6
Closing Grid Coordinates
EW (x) NS (y) Elevation (z) Rotation Order
136.78 -38 27.75 1
138 -38 27.86 2
136.61 -38.5 27.74 3
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Anthony Tuck. "Locus 6 from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 56/2009, ID:616". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <>

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