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Title: Part of antler rake & other items
Item Name: Ecofacts


Part of a deer antler beam with three tines at one end, all the ends of the tines worn. A small box of antler fragments labelled as being from trench c, may be connected. Also envelopes containing rodent teeth and bones. Excavation: Willerby Wold Long Barrow (TA 029 761). Excavated by Terry Manby in 1958-60, the roughly trapezoidal timber structure had a timber post facade at the east end and was covered with an earth/chalk mound. Radio carbon dated to around 3000BC.

Culture: Neolithic
Materials: antler
Measurements: L:25.7cm, W:16.9cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1997.35

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The excavation of Willerby Wold long barrow, East Riding of Yorkshire.
Manby, T.G.