Samples at Leiston Abbey

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Condition of Deposit

Original Sample Questions

  • Category B
  • leveling deposit for wall feature[2005]

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 50micron 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. Barely/wheat grains, cleavers seeds and testas of seeds from elderberry (Sambucus nigra),fat hen (Chenopodium album) and one modern Alexander seed and one modern chickweed.mouse-ear seed Heavy residue - 406 g Light residue - 642 g


  • Context: LA_20012
    • Leveling deposit for wall feature (2005)
    • Xose Gago
    • 27-7-2015

Record Details

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