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Kingston Down Grave 119
online resourceposted on 2021-11-10, 15:31 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Tumulus and grave much as the last. The bones of a middle-aged person very sound; the teeth very regular and white; the coffin was much burnt. Here were many fragments of a very thin urn of greenish glass; not broken now; but, as I imagine, in digging the grave for the person last interred. Near the head was a brass pin about an inch long, with its head flatted on two sides parallel to its length. Here was also the blade of a knife and some nails.
Date excavated23rd July, 1771
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