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Excavation Finds: Racoon Bones, 17th/18th Century

Inventory Number: 40406
Object Type:
Brief Description: Four racoon bones, displaying marks as a result of disarticulation, possibly as a result of butchery for food or fur, or during preparation as a natural history specimen.
Provenance: Lent by the Ashmolean Museum Excavated at the Museum of the History of Science during the course of refurbishment work in 1999.
Collection Group: Excavation Finds 1999
Material(s): Bone


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