Samples at Leiston Abbey

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Condition of Deposit

Original Sample Questions

  • Category C
  • Re-deposited layer

Original Sample Volume

  • 60

Light Fraction

  • Not set
  • 0

Heavy Fraction

  • Not set
  • 3
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Sample Status

  • The sample of dried 'flots' was collected by the Digventures team in a 150micron 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 barley/wheat grain, testas of seeds from elderberry (Sambucus nigra), fat hen (Chenopodium album) and Stitchwort/mouse-ear. Segment 2 (500 microns): Light residue - 626g Segment 2 (4mm): Heavy residue - 888g Light residue - 400g Segment 2 (2mm): Light residue - 474g


  • Context: LA_19002
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    • Subsoil
    • Anna Roik
    • 16-7-2015

Record Details

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