Monthly Archives: July 2013

Poggio Civitate Week 5- Thunderstorms and Motopompa

Another week come and gone and only 1 more left. This was a weird work week for us, it has finally started to get hot here in Tuscany that was until Wednesday when we had a tremendous thunderstorm, luckily we … Continue reading

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Poggio Civitate Week 4- Maestro della Griglia

Week 4 So obviously meat fest preparations and cooking took precedent over another blog post. Sorry. Last week was sorter than normal but our activities during the day were more of the same. We removed soil, exposed rocks and pottery … Continue reading

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Adventura con Handy- a tomb filled long weekend

So last weekend was 3 day weekend and I joined a group of people (Bonnie, Karen, and Ann) who rented a car to travel to some of the harder to get to Etruscan sites. On Friday we got into Siena … Continue reading

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Campriano and Sieves- Poggio Civitate Week 3

Here we are another week of digging done. It was a long week on at site with a lot of weird weather and interesting finds. Sunday was the opening day of the First Words exhibition and it went really well. … Continue reading

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il Palio and 4th of July- Poggio Civitate Week 1

So another week has come and gone here at Poggio Civitate (or Scavi as we call it- n.b.-that is just the Italian word for excavation). It is amazing how much and how little we end up doing in a week. … Continue reading

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It is like I never left- PC Week 1

Well I found out this post didn’t actually keep the text. That is bummer since it was a really good post with links and everything and now you will just get the abbreviated version. Once I got to Vescovaodo I … Continue reading

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