Samples at Leiston Abbey

Explore the open archaeological data from our digs at Leiston Abbey

Condition of Deposit

Original Sample Questions

  • Category C
  • Sandy Deposit

Original Sample Volume

  • 40

Light Fraction

  • Not set
  • 1

Heavy Fraction

  • Not set
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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. Testas of seeds from elderberry (Sambucus nigra) and fat hen (Chenopodium album). Heavy residue - 774 g Light residue - 1096 g


  • Context: LA_14003
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    • Sandy deposit
    • Xose Gago
    • 15-7-2015

Record Details

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