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ABCD: 1663

Dan-y-Graig 86 Porthcawl

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Site details:
Location: Dan-y-Graig 86, Porthcawl, 1991, Glamorgan (W, M & S), Wales SS840780
Period: Romano-British
Category: ?
Notes: not a proper sample list
Topography: carboniferous limestone 31m OD
Condition: dry
Report type: macrofossil reports

Caseldine A E. 1991. The archaeobotanical evidence from a Roman T-shaped kiln. 274-7. In: Newman R. Excavations at Dan-y-Graig. Bull. Board of Celtic Stud. 37. 247-80. Wales, Glamorgan (W, M & S)

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AEC - Caseldine, Astrid E: Univ of Wales, Lampeter

Sample: 1663a
Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
RO.RB.LR 078, 045, kiln fill nr Roman 250 350

Context integrity: 2
Context preservation: bu
Dating method: C14/p
Dating validity: 3
Environmental interpretion: chaff (fuel?) & sprouted grain (malt?)
Archaeological interpretion: malting prior to brewing or drying grain

Taxa name Part Preservation Problem code Quantity Abundance
Atriplex sp. pro c ! p 1
Avena fatua pro c ! p 1
Bilderdykia convolvulus pro c ! p 1
Bromus hordeaceus/secalinus pro c ! p 1
Cerealia chf c ! p 1
Chenopodium album pro c ! p 1
Hordeum vulgare pro c !2 p 1
Matricaria perforata pro c X! p 1
Polygonum persicaria pro c ! p 1
Thlaspi arvense pro c ! p 1
Triticum cf. aestivo-compactum pro c ! p 1
Triticum dicoccon pro c ! p 1
Triticum spelta pro c ! p 1

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