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Table 76: Records of eggs of parasitic nematodes and some other microfossils made during assessment of samples considered in the present study: 1994 excavation– later phases
Context Sample Phase Date Context/Feature type organic inorganic pollen/spores f. spores/hyphae ?phyt diatoms TrichurisAscarisNote
0 1 2
- 50 7 - Fill of sump KV 80 20 f f - f (2) - - - - 'KV'
61 41 - - Layer 80 20 s f - f (1) 1 - - -
61 44 - - Layer 50 50 - f - s (3) - - - -
393 30 2a - Fill of pit HD 80 20 - f f f (1) 3 - - ?1
549 47 7 - Fill of sump KV 80 20 - f - - - - - - 'KV'
645 24 1 - Organic fill in water channel LU 80 20 - - f f (1) - - - -
863 13 5 - Bone in soil from grave 75 25 - f - - - - - -

Key: organic = approximate percentage of 'squash' composed of organic detritus; inorganic = approximate percentage of 'squash' which was of inorganic material; f. spores/hyphae = fungal spores and/or hyphae; ?phyt = ?phytolith or 'plant silica' fragments; diatoms – the figure in parentheses gives the minimum number of different forms present; Trichuris – sub-columns indicate numbers of eggs with 0, 1 or 2 polar plugs intact; f = few (up to 3 individuals); s = some (4 to 20); m = many (21 to 50); v = very many (more than 50).


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