Animal mandible bone

Description
Animal bone, like this lower jawbone, was an important material for people in the Mesolithic. Bone could be used as awls, hammers or projectile points and as tools for making stone arrowheads. This example comes from Westward Ho! in Devon.
Accession Loan No.
42/2003/19MF
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
mandible
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
animal mandible bone
Material
bone (animal)
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

Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:36
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:40

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