Archaeology Datasheet 10

Hammerscale

Both types of hammerscale generally survive well in archaeological deposits and often retain their original metallic-lustrous sheen. They are generally too small to be recognised by the excavator, but can be recovered from soil
samples as they are strongly magnetic. Sometimes thick deposits become concreted together with iron hydroxides and may be dismissed as iron-panning.

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