Samples at Leiston Abbey

Explore the open archaeological data from our digs at Leiston Abbey

Condition of Deposit

Original Sample Questions

  • Category B
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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 30micron 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.
  • Minor abundance of a low diversity of species with poor preservation. One very poorly preserved charred grain, testas of seeds from elderberry (Sambucus nigra) Heavy residue - 439 g Light residue - 843 g


  • Context: LA_16010
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    • Layer
    • Francine Hills
    • 24-7-2015

Record Details

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