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Found in shell beds in the south of the netherlands, can anyone identify these fragments for me? I found 3 different bone fragments (?) which i will upload. 1/3 

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Nbl

Found in shell beds in the south of the netherlands, can anyone identify these fragments for me? I found 3 different bone fragments (?) which i will upload. 2/3 this second one i am not sure it is a fossilized bone - feels too light but then again feels quite different to non fossilized bones we have found

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Nbl

Found in shell beds in the south of the netherlands, can anyone identify these fragments for me? I found 3 different bone fragments (?) which i will upload. 3/3 this last bone seems the same color as fossilized vertebrae we found in the same shell beds

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Nbl

1st is about 2,5cm by 2,5 cm

2nd bone about 5cm in length 

Last is Under a cm in length

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ynot

The first one could be turtle.

The other 2 are unidentifiable pieces.

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Nbl

Thank you!

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Osteobyte

Hello,

The second one is a bird coracoid, likely from a water bird species. It is just missing its proximal head.

Image is from 'A Manual for the Identification of Bird Bones from Archaeological Sites'. By Alan Cohen and Dale Serjeantson.

 

 

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Nbl

Thank you!

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