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Charred grains (5258): rye from West Fen Road, Ely (Ashwell site)

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posted on 2022-07-06, 20:30 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow, Samantha Neil
polar view of charred cereal grains (Secale cereale) from archaeological excavations at West Fen Road, Ely (Ashwell site), England

Funding

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

European Research Council

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History

link to FeedSax data archive

site

West Fen Road, Ely (Ashwell site)

haystack grain photo ID

5258

haystack sample ID

70

haystack stable isotope ID

n/a

haystack stable isotope lab code

WFR004A

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.

image function

morphometric

view

polar

cereal (Latin)

Secale cereale

cereal (English)

rye

FeedSax phase

D1-D3 (880-980)