Samples at Leiston Abbey

Explore the open archaeological data from our digs at Leiston Abbey

Condition of Deposit

Original Sample Questions

  • Category A
  • Fill of linear (21004)

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 200micron 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.
  • Low abundance of a low diversity of species with moderate preservation. Low numbers of bread/club/rivet wheat grains and a poorly preserved legume Heavy residue - 1536 g Light residue - 1581 g


  • Context: LA_21005
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    • Fill of linear feature [21004]
    • Nigel Steel
    • 25-7-2015

Record Details

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