Deer bone

Description
Red deer were plentiful in Devon after the Ice Ages. Their meat would have provided food, their hides clothing, and antler was essential for making tools. This bone was found at the Mesolithic site at Westward Ho! in Devon.
Accession Loan No.
42/2003/8C
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
calcaneum
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
deer 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

Dimensions
whole length 125 mm; whole width 50 mm; whole TH 35 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:36
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:40

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