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Short Description:
Fill for a pit containing animal bones in east of tench 4
Issued to
Edward Caswel | 23/08/2018
299

Interpretation

  • No Interpretations

Sketch Photo

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Stratigraphic Matrix

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Description

  • Firm
  • Mid yellowish brown
  • Silty clay
  • 10% sub-angular to sub-rounded poorly sorted stones
  • Length 0.82 Width 0.65 Depth 0.20
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  • Trowelled in a sunny day

Finds

FindtypeQuantity (No. fragments)Weight (g)Notes
Human bone 163 596 1 with 2 drilled holes. Disarticualted bone: long bone (including tibia and fibia), significant portions of both legs & arms, one foot and occasional fragment s of vertebra. A fragment of proximal right ulna has 2 small perforations in the anterior surface (further investigation required to determine if of taphonomic or pathological origin). Poor preservation; 45% complete skeleton. Sex undetermined. (Natasha Powers, 2019)

Feature

  • Feature: ELM_414
    • Pit containing animal bones

Site Photos

  • Photo: ELM_180229
    • file_image
    • Mid-excavation photo of animal bones lying within pit [4054], truncated on eastern side by ditch [4032], looking south, 1m scale

Samples

  • Sample: ELM_11
    • Alan Foster
    • 25-8-2018

Record Details

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  • Edward Caswel 23-8-2018
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