Deer tibia bone

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.
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
deer tibia bone
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
whole length 240 mm; whole width 70 mm; whole TH 75 mm
Period Classification
Mesolithic (10000-4000 BC)
Family Group

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

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