Cattle mandible 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.
Fos218
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
mandible; bos
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Geology Period
Pliocene 5 - 1.8 mya
Common Name
cattle mandible bone
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
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 Parish
Northam
Collection Town
Westward Ho!
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Northam, Westward Ho!
Family Group

Dimensions
whole length 330 mm; whole W 210 mm; whole depth 40 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:33
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:37

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