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Well, spent a couple of hours after work on the roman villa pasture yesterday; for some reason the GM5+ was very chattery. This pasture usually GB's at 49-52 (auto balance) depending on how far up the hill I am. Last night machine GB'd at 34 and identified endless -14 ferrous signals. The ground is definitely wetter than it was a couple of weeks agao, but is such a difference normal?
Anyway decided to dig some scratchy signals, which predictably delivered ferrous bits, including a couple of hob nails. However in one hole this came out. Now the area is very flinty, but this is a completely different sort of colour texture (chert?) and seems it may have been worked a little? What do you think esteemed forum fellows?
Afraid photos are not great - only have an old phone with me today...
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Nice, Ross, had my son look at it as he is into this sort of thing, it does look worked, but not a lot, a scraper possibly
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Looks more like unintentional chips to me. Worked would also show secondary finer working i would imagine.
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