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
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
cattle rib bone
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
rib; bos
Dimensions
whole length 540 mm; whole width 100 mm; whole TH 55 mm
Period Classification
Iron Age (800 BC-43 AD); Roman (43-410)
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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