Deer vertebra from Peck 1

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

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Today’s animation is a deer vertebra recovered archaeologically from the Peck 1 site, a Monongahela village site located in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. It was excavated by a Work Projects Administration Crew from October 13, 1936 to January 29, 1937 and under the direction of Edgar E. Augustine.

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This artifact is now in the collections of Carnegie Museum of Natural History where it was 3D scanned.

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Categories: Animation of the day, Gallery, Monongahela tradition, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, villages, Zooarchaeology | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

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