Artwork : ArchiveNo00157

Fishbone 1545


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Artefact

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Contributor

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Contributor Name Mary Rose
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Profession

Location Portsea
Collection Date 06.06.08 3.45pm
Artefact Name Fishbone
Artefact Description The spine of a fish that had not been filleted.
Perfect condition. Light brown. Probably cod.
Artefact Date 1545
Artefact Stored Mary Rose store
Artefact Form

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Sample Taken A fishbone
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History of Artefact The bones were found in a basket in the Hold (stern of the ship) away from the heat of the oven. They could have been caught for the officers to feed on after a successful battle.

‘They were probably intending to eat the fresh fish after the battle.’
Andy Elkerton - Historian
Historian Andy Elkerton
Previous Owners Unknown – ship’s provisions
Special Memories

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