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
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
pig or boar tusk
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
pig or boar tusk
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Family Group

Material
bone (animal)
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Excavation Committee / Fox, Aileen, Lady
Collection Site Name
Bear Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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