Pig or boar tusk

Description
A single pig or boar tusk collected during a post-war rescue excavation of a multi-period site in historic Exeter. The site uncovered important Roman evidence and has been published. This tusk is thought to be the only surviving faunal bone from the excavation. It was not included in the main project archive so has not been studied.
Accession Loan No.
30/2009
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
pig or boar tusk
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Excavation Committee / Fox, Aileen, Lady
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
pig or boar tusk
Material
bone (animal)
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Bear Street
Family Group

Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:41
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:50

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