The Visual University

Collection of dassie bones

(above) All the bones of one November-new-born dassie arranged according to size and shape on blue felt in a case made by Gary Branquet. Original numbered storage cardboard box included on lower right. These dassie bones are part of a bigger collection, unique in the world, which is used for dating seasonal sites in the later Stone Age. Collection: John Parkington (Archaeology Department).





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