Although we are not on site at the moment, the business of analysis quietly continues. Tom Gardner is processing samples from Burnt Mound 1 as part of his MSC, and has found 4 sherds of cord-impressed pottery, during wet sieving.
A sherd of the cord-impressed pottery
The pottery dates from the middle Neolithic, further adding to the evidence of early activity on the site.
The sherd preserves part of the rim of the vessel as well as the cord decoration