Cow skull

Description
A cattle skull collected during a rescue excavation at Queen Street in the centre of historic Exeter. The skull dates from the Roman period and shows evidence for butchery. It is part of a larger faunal bone assemblage which has not been studied, and the site remains an important unpublished archive.
Accession Loan No.
35/2005/10/2
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
cow skull
Simple Name
archaeological archive
Full Name
faunal bone, cow skull
Dimensions
whole length 450 mm; whole width 240 mm; whole depth 150 mm
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Family Group

Material
bone (animal)
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Archaeology
Collection Site Name
Queen Street (1978-9)
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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