Cow skull

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 It is part of a larger faunal bone assemblage which has not been studied, and the site remains an important unpublished archive.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.
Simple Name
archaeological archive
Full Name
faunal bone, cow skull
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Archaeology
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
cow skull
bone (animal)
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Contintent
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Town
Collection County
Collection Site Name
Queen Street (1978-9)
Family Group

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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