Cattle rib bone

Description
This is a bone from a prehistoric domesticated cattle. It was found at Westward Ho! in Devon, a Mesolithic site, but this must be from a later phase of the site as Mesolithic hunters did not farm and did not have domesticated cattle.
Accession Loan No.
42/2003/59R
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
rib; bos
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
cattle rib bone
Material
bone (animal)
Period Classification
Iron Age (800 BC-43 AD); Roman (43-410)
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 540 mm; whole width 100 mm; whole TH 55 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:34
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:37

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