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Bronze sword

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Wilburton type sword found with rivets and fragment of lead pommel.

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Fish weir

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One of series of V-shaped barriers or weirs that crossed the course of the channel. The weirs were constructed off-site as long sections of hurdles before being slotted into position using deeply … read more

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Logboat (Boat 8)

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Length 4.78m; Width 0.42m; Depth 0.10m

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Logboat (Boat 7)

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Length 2.25m; Width 0.56m; Depth 0.15m.

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Logboat (Boat 6)

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Length 6.25m; Width 0.71m; Depth 0.31m

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Logboat (Boat 5)

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Length 3.94m; Width 0.35m; Depth 0.25m.

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Fish bone

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Along with the fish weirs and fish traps the evidence for fishing included the skeletal remains of Pike, Perch, Carp and Smelt. Caches of pike mandibles replete with large sharp teeth were … read more

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Fish trap

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One of eighteen traps identified within the Must Farm palaeochannel. Though to be a Eel trap on the basis of its closed-weave design and by historical precedent.

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Logboat (Boat 4)

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Length 8.42m; Width 0.85m; Depth 0.12m

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Logboat (Boat 3)

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Possibly the earliest known example of a transom-built boat in the UK found at the bottom of the Must Farm channel. Length 4.34m; Width 0.70m; Depth 0.30m.

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Ash palisade

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‘Pencil-point’ posts forming a palisaded enclosure around a raised settlement over the channel. Wood chips derived from the making of the sharpened ends were found preserved close by.

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Bronze sickle

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Bronze cast sickle found amongst the charred remains of a raised settlement situated above the channel. One of several bronze tools (awls, punches, gouges, chisels etc) deposited along with the rest of … read more

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Bronze spearhead

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The charred remains of the spear shaft was found still lodged inside the spearhead socket illustrating that it too was a victim of the inferno that destroyed the settlement.

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Logboat (Boat 2)

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Small double prow-built logboat complete with puddled-clay repairs. This boat was found atop of a collapsed fish weir. Length 5.44m; Width 0.68m; Depth 0.23m

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Iron Age Potsherd

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Rim sherds of small Early Iron Age jar found in channel sediments.  

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Tin cone

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Small diameter tin cone with serrated base; shield boss or helmet fitting?

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Logboat (Boat 1)

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Latest or highest situated of the logboats, Boat 1 was the first to be discovered. Uniquely, ‘decoration’ in the form of incised cross-hatching adorned the sides of the vessel, both internally and … read more

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Bronze spearhead

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Bronze spearhead still attached to its wooden shaft. The shaft measured almost exactly 2m in length.

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Iron sword

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La Tene II type sword complete with wooden handle (spindle) and scabbard (willow)

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Logboat (Boat 9)

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