Sunday, 13 November 2016

Find of the month November 2016

The table this month was loaded by really great and interesting finds....well done everybody!

Monday, 17 October 2016

Find of the month October 2016

What an interesting table of finds we had this month following on from a talk on World War 1

Please enjoy

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Visit to Sedgeford archaeological dig

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On Monday 19th July we joined a group and visited the dig being conducted at Sedgeford in Norfolk on a late Saxon site in existence between 800-900 AD.
Our guide was the well known author,lecturer and archaeologist Neil Faulkner above.
The dig has continued for many years and in the earlier iron age level was found the cow horn with nineteen gold stators well reported at the time.
The students were camping on Bone fields where that find as discovered and in fact was the cemetery for the settlement.

Look at the miden in the layers here bones of animals and oyster shells.
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This helper was identifying very small fines such as shells and carbonized grain .

A magnetometer used to read disturbances under the ground and by different flux patterns can show buildings or here industrial areas for metal working and ovens.
On a higher flatter area was evidence of Roman occupation with many finds on display.An oven was found and on it's last firing a body had been in the oven !!

Friday, 10 June 2016

June 2016 Find of the month

Roman figurine of Mars....Nice one !

Beach finds

Key of the 18th Century
Henry groat

Tincomarus quarter stater
A personal seal

Even this time of the year with crops growing quickly some lucky people still have places to search....but not for me your host   JB
Well done everybody and thank you for sharing your finds..