Animation of the Day: Butchered Dolphin Bone from Jamestown

by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory (VCL)

 

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Today’s animation is a butchered dolphin bone recovered archaeologically by Jamestown Rediscovery. It was scanned on April 18, 2014  at the Jamestown Rediscovery laboratory. Cut marks on the bone indicate removal of flesh for consumption.

Intern Becki Bowman looks on as Digital Curation Specialist Lauren Volkers scans the butchered dolphin bone.

Intern Becki Bowman looks on as Digital Curation Specialist Lauren Volkers scans the butchered dolphin bone.

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Categories: 17th century, Animation of the day, dolphin, Gallery, Jamestown Rediscovery, Zooarchaeology | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

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