Samples at Leiston Abbey

Explore the open archaeological data from our digs at Leiston Abbey

Condition of Deposit

Original Sample Questions

  • Category C
  • re-deposited layer

Original Sample Volume

  • 40

Light Fraction

  • Not set
  • 1

Heavy Fraction

  • Not set
  • No number data has been added
  • No text data has been added

Sample Status

  • The sample of dried 'flots' was collected by the Digventures team in a 250micron mesh seive. these were then scanned by Lisa Gray using binocular stereo-microscopy at 10-40x. The quality of preservation and the diversity and taxa were recorded.
  • Moderate abundance of a low diversity of species with good preservation. One fragment of hulled, possibly twisted, barley grain, testas of seeds from fat hen (Chenopodium album), blackberry/raspberry and sorrel/dock. Heavy residue - 92g Light residue 282g


  • Context: LA_22003
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    • Re-deposited layer
    • Nigel Steel
    • 18-7-2015

Record Details

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