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Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 7  1868  page 308

ACCOUNT OF THE SOCIETY'S RESEARCHES IN THE SAXON CEMETERY AT SARR(SARRE) Part 3

Suspended from the girdle, fragments of keys being attached to its lower end.
No. CLXXXVIII. Grave of a woman and child. Teeth of an adult, and milk molar teeth. A single small amethystine bead first appeared, then three or four other beads, some very small; and small fragments of iron.
No. CLXXXIX.—An umbo on the left side, lying edgewise. A sword, a knife, and a spear-head.

No. CXC.—A sword by the left side, thirty inches long in the blade. A fractured umbo near the foot; a delicately-shaped spear-head, two knives, an ornamented bronze buckle, and an iron bolt-head.
Nos. CXCI.—CXCVII. produced few relics. Some bronze platings and two broken knives. Nos. CXCIV. and CXCVI., had 

 

been disturbed, and the bones much displaced. The latter had contained two persons
No. XCVIII.—(near the turnpike-gate on the Ramsgate road.) At the foot of the grave was a small hole containing human bones. Also about forty counters of bone or ivory, like those of grave No. VI., fifteen of which had two holes, penetrating some half inch, cleanly cut into their flat bottoms, doubtless a

distinguishing mark; and with them were two dice, much decayed, one however bearing the mark of cinq, the other that of six, exactly as in modern dice, distinctly visible.
In this grave were also two gilt stud-heads or rivets, still quite bright; a bronze buckle, and one of iron, and

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