Deer pelvis bone

Description
Red deer were plentiful in Devon after the Ice Ages. Their meat would have provided food, their hides clothing, and antler was essential for making tools. This bone was found at the Mesolithic site at Westward Ho! in Devon.
Accession Loan No.
42/2003/10P
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
deer pelvis bone
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
pelvis
Dimensions
whole length 275 mm; whole W 130 mm; whole TH 110 mm
Period Classification
Mesolithic (10000-4000 BC)
Family Group

Material
bone (animal)
Collection Site Name
Westward Ho!
Collection Town
Westward Ho!
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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