Animal Remains card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Animal Remains

1978.291.184

Currently not on display

Information

Jaw bone with teeth (68 x 36 x 14 mm) marked in black ink "Fayum". Tooth (25 x 19 x 6 mm) marked in black ink "Fayum Tooth", that may be a fragment of a fossil shark's tooth (c.f., Petrie Museum accession no. UC2909) Source not recorded but could be from one of sites of the Fayum Neolithic (also called Fayum A) about 4400 BC, found at the northern rim of the Fayum, excavated by Gertrude Caton-Thompson (1924-1926) that the Museum did sponsor.