Samples at Leiston Abbey

Explore the open archaeological data from our digs at Leiston Abbey

Condition of Deposit

Original Sample Questions

  • Category B
  • fill of linear feature

Original Sample Volume

  • 40

Light Fraction

  • Not set
  • No number data has been added

Heavy Fraction

  • Not set
  • 1
  • No text data has been added

Sample Status

  • The sample of dried 'flots' was collected by the Digventures team in a 10micron 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. Grains of bread/club/rivet wheat, testas of fat hen (Chenopodium album) and deadnettle and one modern Alexander seed Heavy residue - 538 g Light residue - 832 g


  • Context: LA_17015
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    • Fill of linear feature
    • Ben Swain
    • 27-7-2015

Record Details

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