Antler

Description
This deer antler dates to the Mesolithic period, over 6,000 years ago, and comes from Westward Ho! in Devon. Antler was an incredibly useful material to the Mesolithic hunter-gatherers and could be used as a digging tool, a hammer for making stone tools, or shaped into needles.
Accession Loan No.
42/2003/12AN
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
antler
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
antler
Material
bone (animal); antler
Period Classification
Mesolithic (10000-4000 BC)
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Town
Westward Ho!
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Westward Ho!
Family Group

Dimensions
whole length 500 mm; whole width 260 mm; whole depth 155 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:34
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:37

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