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A mysterious deposit of red deer bones

In one part of the site there was a very mysterious deposit of red deer bones in the water. Becky Knight explains what she discovered.

One of our most intriguing discoveries was a collection of red deer bones in part of the detrital wood scatter. Becky Knight our zooarchaeologist explains what she found.

Further resources

If you would like to read more about this strange deposition and other spatial analysis of bone material across the site, please take a look at Chapter 7 in our free, online book.


Do you have any views on why this collection of bones is placed here?

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