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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
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SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie F,S,A,
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Quern stone and fossil frenzy
Another day of soil removal and stones was brightened up this afternoon by a lovely fossil (yes, John Russell was on site) unearthed by Louise. John confirmed what we were all thinking - that it was a coral fossil class Rugosa, possibly Zaphrentis, from the Carboniferous period. Excitement rose to fever pitch soon after when Lesley discovered a marvellous quern stone fragment. This, plus more pottery, a jet bead and more fossils, along with lots more sunshine, made for another wonderful day at the Hagg.
busy polishing stones Rugosa fossil obviously (the bit sticking out!)
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A crowd gathers as Lesley makes a find..... .... another quern stone
News Record: 55     Updated: 11-07-2018 17:14:16