Cattle rib bone

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.
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
rib; bos
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
cattle rib bone
bone (animal)
Period Classification
Iron Age (800 BC-43 AD); Roman (43-410)
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 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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