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ABCD: 1235

Poxwell 68 nr Dorchester

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Location: Poxwell 68, nr Dorchester, 1987, Dorset, England SY736840
Period: ?Iron Age - Romano-British
Category: industrial workshop, oven
Notes: sample from an oven with rather robbed out structure
Topography: spur of chalk downland 400ft
Condition: dry
Report type: cereal grain

Jones G. 1987. The carbonised grain. 78. In: Hurst J D and Wacher J S. 1987. A multi-period site at Poxwell, Dorset. Dorset Nat. Hist. Archaeol. Soc. England, Dorset

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GEJ - Jones, Glynis E M: Sheffield Univ

Sample: 1235a
Period Context Type Sediment Period Earliest date Latest date
RO.RB Oven 4 kiln layer burnt layer Romano-British 275 300

Context integrity: 1
Context preservation: bu
Dating method: pot
Dating validity: 1
Environmental interpretion: corn drying kiln with some sprouted grain
Archaeological interpretion: oven

Taxa name Part Preservation Problem code Quantity Abundance
Cerealia emb c 20 3
Cerealia pro c 33 3
Hordeum vulgare pro c ! 16 3
Triticum cf. aestivum pro c 30 3
Triticum sp. pro c 168 4
Triticum spelta pro c 357 4

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