T-70 yielded 70 pieces of bone during the 2015 season of excavation.
Locus 1 - 0 pieces
Locus 2 -
Diagnostic: 7 (3 molars; 2 tusks; 2 joints)
Total: 66 pieces
Locus 3 - 0 pieces
Locus 4 - 0 pieces
Locus 5 -
Diagnostic: 1 (molar in jaw)
T-70 Bone evaluation
The majority of bone retrieved from T-70 was fragmentary and likely from animal waste products. Few diagnostic pieces were discovered and a minority had distinguishing features such as burn marks (five in total across Locus 1 and Locus 2 ).
Locus 2 yielded the majority of bone finds, 28 of which were associated fragments with a large joint (likely of a cow) discovered in the western baulk wall.
Locus 1 , Locus 3 and Locus 4 yielded no bone fragments at all and Locus 5 only one fragment. The Locus 6 floor soil (compacted earth) held one tusk left in situ as well as three other pieces, one of which was a diagnostic piece consisting of a molar within a complete jaw fragment (the jaw was in tact on either side of the molar).
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