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Charred grains (517): free-threshing wheat from West Fen Road, Ely (Ashwell site)

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posted on 2022-07-06, 20:31 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow, Tina Roushannafas
lateral view of charred cereal grains (Triticum free-threshing) from archaeological excavations at West Fen Road, Ely (Ashwell site), England (2mm scalebar)

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Feeding Anglo-Saxon England: The Bioarchaeology of an Agricultural Revolution

European Research Council

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West Fen Road, Ely (Ashwell site)

haystack grain photo ID

517

haystack sample ID

82

haystack stable isotope ID

n/a

haystack stable isotope lab code

n/a

haystack radiocarbon ID

n/a

assemblage reference

Ballantyne, R. (2005). 'Plants and seeds', in Mortimer, R., Regan, R. and Lucy, S., The Saxon and Medieval Settlement at West Fen Road, Ely: The Ashwell Site. East Anglian Archaeology report no. 110 (Cambridge: Cambridge Archaeological Unit), pp.100-112.

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morphometric

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cereal (Latin)

Triticum free-threshing

cereal (English)

free-threshing wheat

FeedSax phase

C3-C4 (770-880)

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