Monthly Archives: March 2016

Geophysical Survey Equipment

As some of you may be aware, thanks to recent benefactor donations, we now have our magnetometer equipment. The kit in question is a Bartington Grad601 Single Axis Magnetic Field Gradiometer, with which we will be using TerraSurveyor software. The geophysical survey … Continue reading

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Field walking w/c 21st March, 2016

W/c 21st March saw a team of about a dozen people carry out a comprehensive fieldwalking survey in Hall Field. We were treated to pretty reasonable weather (at least there was no hail this year!) all week. The only complication … Continue reading

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Strontium and oxygen analysis of tooth samples from Sedgeford

THE RESULTS ARE IN! We have recently received the results from strontium and oxygen isotope testing of three individuals buried in Lower Chalk Pit and Boneyard. Three human teeth were supplied to the NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory (NIGL) for analysis. … Continue reading

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Donation for isotope analysis

SHARP’s Ray Baldry featured in the Current Archaeology Live! event at the British Museum in February 2016. Ray’s presentation was all about the evidence for trauma on the Boneyard skeletons. Julian Richards asked Ray if we’d done isotope analysis to … Continue reading

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