Reports from the Environmental Archaeology Unit, York 94/33, 6pp. Assessment of the Middle Saxon animal bone assemblage from Cottam, North Yorkshire (site code COT93)


A small, poorly preserved and heavily fragmented animal bone assemblage was submitted for assessment. Points worthy of note include the apparent predominance of sheep, and the presence of moderate numbers of water vole and frog remains and a human skull, with possible ritual significance, from a large pit. Further selective analysis is recommended once a… (More)


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