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Button

Identifier: 2002.242 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Circular bone button pierced by single hole 2mm in diameter. Blue-green in colour likely caused by contact with copper salts. One face has lateral cutmarks (sawn), one face has radial cutmarks (tur...

Bone, Worked

Identifier: 2002.194 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Offcuts of cementum which anchors the tusk into the elephant`s jaw. Proof that whole tusks were being imported to the site.

Bone, Worked

Identifier: 2002.195 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Worked Ivory fragments. Sections cut transversely across the tusk. Appear as two types; those derived from the hollow part of the tusk are annular, with the width of the ivory ranging from 7mm to 3...

Bone, Worked

Identifier: 2002.193 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Pulp cavity trimmings

Bone, Worked

Identifier: 2002.191 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Transverse sections of tusk

Bone, Worked

Identifier: 2002.192 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Longitudinal Chords. Pieces from the solid part of the tusk, with a single longitudinally sawn face forming a chord to the circumference.

Bone, Worked

Identifier: 2002.190 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Wedge shaped pieces which derive from the hollow part of the tusk, and have two sawn edges with either the outer cortex alone or both the outer and inner surfaces of the tusk. These pieces are cut ...

Bone, Worked

Identifier: 2002.188 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Five pieces of waste from lathe turned objects.

Bone, Worked

Identifier: 2002.189 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Pieces with five faces sawn, the other long face derived from the concave surface of the pulp cavity. These pieces are trimming from the internal surface of blocks of ivory.

Bone, Worked

Identifier: 2002.187 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Two sticks of ivory of rectangular section and one stick of triangular section