Wednesday, 10 April 2013

( Stainsby beck) Prehistoric excavation

1 - All excavated bone including one piece of pottery.
 2 - Equus scapula piece before being fully excavated.

 2a - Excavation

3 - Another utilised bone

 4 - 8  Pottery rim piece hopefully I will get the dating from Tees Archaeology using this piece.




 8 - All of the pottery pieces found strongly attract a rare earth magnet, as with most minerals and bone found in this area, it must contain some kind of magnetite. 

 9 - 10  Capra Ovis horn.

 10 - This horn seems large for iron age early or late.

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Please feel free to correct me on any part of my blog, i would also welcome any help that can be offered in correctly identifying some of my fossil finds All the best to all Heath.