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Kingston Down Grave 23

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posted on 10.11.2021, 15:30 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Tumulus much as the last; the grave side by side to the last; bones pretty sound; no signs of a coffin. Some sherds of a large urn of coarse black earth, disturbed and broken when this person was buried. By the size, I should imagine it to have been an ossuary or bone-urn; it seemed to have been capable of holding above a gallon; but no bits of burnt bones were found.

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Date excavated

28th August, 1767

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Faussett 1856

Page number

47

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