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Short Description:
Section of brown fill ditch running ns in e of trench 4
Issued to
Truda Spruyt | 19/08/2018
283

Interpretation

  • No Interpretations

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

Description

  • Firm
  • Light reddish brown
  • Silty clay
  • Chalk and small red inclusions 10%
  • Length 0.97 Width 0.58 Depth 0.09
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  • Trowel in overcast baked conditions

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Human bone 4 1
Shell 5 1
Ceramic Building Material 2 4 B/T - 2 sherds (4g). Roman (Dr P Mills January 2019)
Stone
Other (add to description) 1 8 Fossil. Gryphaea (1) and 1 unidentified bivalve. Possibly present due to natural erosion or from disturbance during the original excavation of the grave. (Dr Hannah Russ, January 2019)
Human bone 90 45 Disarticulated bone - fragments of ?L clavicle, scapula, R patella, L capitate and numerous long bone fragments. Poor preservation; 5% complete skeleton. Sex undetermined. Possibly assocaited with 4055. (Natasha Powers, 2019)
Stone 1 4 Flint - 1 piece naturally broken/unmodified material (3.6g). (Discarded). (Dr JT Hogue December 2018)
Stone 1 8 Quartz pebble
Shell 4 6 snail. Single individual of Cepaea genus. (Dr Hannah Russ, January 20190
Stone
Stone

Feature

  • Feature: ELM_419
    • North south ditch on e side of trench 4

Record Details

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  • Truda Spruyt 19-8-2018
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