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posted on 2021-11-10, 15:41 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
LXXXI. Disturbed ; the deepest grave opened at Sarr, being six feet from the surface. Its length was nine feet, and its width nearly five. At the head of the grave was a small bronze pin, a spear-head with its ferule, both broken, and apparently before burial; part of a shield-brace. A small piece of yellow clay, about the size of a walnut, was found on the chalk floor of the grave.


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Date excavated

between September and December 1863


Brent 1866

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Sonia Hawkes description

Disturbed. Length: 9 feet, Width: nearly 5 feet, Depth: 6 feet.A small piece of yellow clay is found on chalk floor of grave.a. small bronze pin, b. spearhead and ferule, both borken, c. part of shield brace.

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