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Archaeologia Cantiana - Vol.
127 2007 page 42
at Ringlemere Farm, Woodnesborough, 2002-2006.
By Keith Parfitt and Stuart
Fig. 2 Plan of the Ringlemere site showing the
location of the excavated henge-barrow (M1),
adjacent (unexcavated) ring-ditches and other discoveries.
initially rises in a smooth gently convex
profile, which is maintained for the ribbed part of the lower
body. The wall is essentially vertical by the time it reaches a
pronounced shoulder located almost two-thirds of the way up. Due
to the subsequent damage, this shoulder is not obvious from any
Above the shoulder, the upper body presents a
strongly concave profile, sweeping out to a well flared rim.
Most of the upper body is ribbed, but the uppermost band returns
to a smooth metal profile. Immediately beneath the rim is a row
of sixty-two dots punched from the outside of the vessel and
interrupted only at the ribbed handle.
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