Details for Animal skeletal material

Use for an object made from any part of an animal's skeleton - ivory, bone, antler, horn, tooth or shell.Because this is a large catch-all category, it is essential to enter more information in the Description field. It can be difficult to tell cut-up pearls and shells apart – if in doubt, it is probably better to use ‘Animal skeletal material’ than ‘Gem’.

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Linked data

British Museum URI: 10232

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We have recorded 802 examples.

Record: LON-44AE2C
Object type: KNIFE
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Description: An incomplete Post Medieval bone or i…
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Record: LON-EEC817
Object type: SYRINGE
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Description: A Post Medieval bone syringe, pr…
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Record: PUBLIC-F86CAE
Object type: GAMING PIECE
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Description: A complete Roman bone gaming counter datin…
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Record: SUR-84E8DD
Object type: DIE
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Description: A post Medieval die carved from bone or an…
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