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 It is part of a larger faunal bone assemblage which has not been studied, and the site remains an important unpublished archive.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
Simple Name
archaeological archive
Full Name
faunal bone, cow skull
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Archaeology
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
cow skull
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
Queen Street (1978-9)
Family Group

Dimensions
whole length 450 mm; whole width 240 mm; whole depth 150 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:41
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:49

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