Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1320
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hoare , Peter G. and Caroline S. Sweet
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  • Title: A Grave Error Concerning the Demise of "Hunstanton Woman" [long thought to date from the Ice Age, radiocarbon tests indicate that the skeleton is Anglo-Saxon, dating to the period 656-892 C.E.].
  • Source: Antiquity 68, 260 (September 1994): Pages 590 - 596.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Archaeology Burials Human Remains
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 7-8
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  • Primary Evidence: Human Remains; Ipswich, Ipswich Museum, specimen R1931.40. Known as Hunstanton Woman.
  • Illustrations: Three illustrations. Two maps on page 591; the first shows the location of Hunstanton, while the second shows the location of the Gasworks Gravel Pit in Hunstanton. A photograph taken in 1897 at the time of discovery indicates the location of the skeletom and the layers of deposited gravel. A photograph of the remains of "Hunstanton Woman" now held by the Ipswich Museum (specimen R1931.40).
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  • Author's Affiliation: Anglia Polytechnic University, Anglia Polytechnic University
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
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