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Guilton Grave 15

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posted on 10.11.2021, 15:13 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Grave from west to east as before, and near four feet deep. The bones were nearly decayed. At the place of the neck, eighteen small beads of baked earth; they were, as those before, of different colours. One larger bead of blue glass striped with white. A sort of iron instrument, about six inches long: it had an iron ringle, of about three-quarters of an inch diameter, through one end of it.[1] A blade of a knife of the usual shape and size. A woman's grave.[1] That this was a key, see Sibertswold, Nos. 8, 18, and 180; Kingston, No. 54, Barfriston, No. 52, Beakesbourne, No. 32.


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