7th century iron plough unearthed in Kent, England
Published on April 8th, 2011 | by Admin0
Dr Gabor Thomas and his team have found a 7th Century iron plough coulter during excavations at Lyminge, Kent.
A coulter is a vertical soil slicer mounted like a knife to cut through the soil ahead of a plough share to improve the plough’s efficiency.
The coulter, one of the defining features of a ‘heavy plough’, transformed the landscape of England.
Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News