This scoop is roughly carved from alder wood and was possibly used as a grain scoop. It was found in 2017 and is from 90-97 AD.

Scoop lifted from the ground.

Scoop ready for conservation.

Digging up memories- making connections

John (Volunteer) describes the process of excavating in anaerobic conditions and how he uncovered a scoop made of alder wood. 

Further information

Food and drink (1) Blog by Patricia Gillespie (Volunteer Guide)