Friday, 8 March 2013

Prehistoric horse radius excavated Stainsby beck.

  1 - This piece was excavated from the top left of this deposit .
  2 - It appears to have several different mineralised layers including what looks to be preserved organic material maybe wood ?
  3 - The outer concretion appears to contain a lot of quartz grains .
  5 The preserved organic material can clearly be see in this image, at first i thought it to be preserved wood , ime now not so sure and believe it could be preserved none mineralised bone .

The red outline shows the once spongy bone totally mineralised .
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