Wolf leg bone

This wolf leg bone was found at the Mesolithic site at Westward Ho! in Devon. Wolves were well adapted to life in Britain after the Ice Ages and would have been quite common. Wolves and human hunters would have competed for prey, and would also have hunted each other.
Accession Loan No.
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
wolf: ulna
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
wolf leg bone
bone (animal)
Period Classification
Mesolithic (10000-4000 BC)
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Collection Contintent
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Town
Westward Ho!
Collection County
Collection Site Name
Westward Ho!
Family Group

whole length 265 mm; whole width 45 mm; whole TH 23 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:36
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:40

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