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  • 2 flat round stones possible game pieces

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    • #1 - roughly made ?limestone disc. One face has a series of parallel scratch marks on the surface. Diameter 75.7mm, thickness 21.1mm. Weight 186.23g. #2 - roughly shaped sandstone disc. Diameter 71.5mm, thickness 20.1mm. Weight 140.59g.
      • David Wallace
    • 2-2-2022
    • #1 Circular disc. One smooth face and one rough face, which has shallow grooves on it, possibly from sharpening. Lithology = Magnesian limestone. Weight = 187g; D= 71>76mm; Th= 32mm. #2 Oval disc. One smooth fac and one rough face. Lithology = Coal Measures sandstone. Weight = 14g; D= 61.70mm; Th= 10mm. (Shaffrey, R. (2021)
      • Edwin Lambert
    • 11-3-2022

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  • Context: PON_1069
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    • Grey clay below (1068) and above (1063)
    • Nat Jackson
    • 31-10-2019
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