Aurochs leg bone

Description
Aurochs were a huge wild ox, standing two metres high with large horns. This aurochs bone was found in an ancient submerged forest at Westward Ho! in Devon.
Accession Loan No.
42/2003/19M
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
aurochs leg bone
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
metapodial
Dimensions
whole length 105 mm; whole width 50 mm; whole TH 55 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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