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« on: August 10, 2018, 06:17:51 PM »

Wayno found this the other day while taking down an old stone wall, any ideas,
Tooth, Claw or Tusk ?.


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« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2018, 09:00:53 PM »

My first response on seeing those pics was Oh Wow ! I just love finding things like that. Did you see I found a Sharks tooth a couple of months back ?
My thoughts are that itís a Brown Bears tooth and was worn as a charm against harm way back in the early Bronze Age.
There are some interesting, recent, articles on Brown Bears if you google them. Seems like theyíre going to be re-introduced to the UK somewhere near Bristol. Some sort of Theme Park by the sound of it. Lord help the locals if one of them gets loose.
Great find  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2018, 09:52:32 AM »

Well saved !

Good call Val, very similar to a few examples on google.
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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2018, 10:04:36 AM »

                           Interesting find; well spotted. I wonder why they countersunk the hole?
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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2018, 10:08:57 AM »

                           Interesting find; well spotted. I wonder why they countersunk the hole?


I assume its to prevent wear and tear of whatever  they used to hang it, Leather thong etc.
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« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2018, 10:53:52 AM »

Smoothed of edges would stop it fraying. That makes me wonder if itís a claw. Animal claws are like our nails, formed with layers and they separate.
Rough nails, drive me nuts  Tongue

Looking at the first pic more carefully you can see striations along the length. Itís a claw!
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« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2018, 09:19:46 PM »

My first response on seeing those pics was Oh Wow ! I just love finding things like that. Did you see I found a Sharks tooth a couple of months back ?
My thoughts are that itís a Brown Bears tooth and was worn as a charm against harm way back in the early Bronze Age.
There are some interesting, recent, articles on Brown Bears if you google them. Seems like theyíre going to be re-introduced to the UK somewhere near Bristol. Some sort of Theme Park by the sound of it. Lord help the locals if one of them gets loose.
Great find  Grin
Browm Bears my arse, we have enough trouble near Bristol with killer Squirels  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2018, 02:02:47 PM »

Paul, you are a miserable so & so.  Grin. That Ďkillerí Squirel was a baby and it thought the man was his daddy.
We have a cure for them over this side of the bridge. It called a gun.  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2018, 08:56:13 AM »

Boars tusk in my book. I have found one before.

Interesting find.
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« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2018, 01:22:53 PM »

Thanks for your input. I think Neil may be wright.
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« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2018, 09:08:04 PM »

I never thought about a Boars tusk. Much more likely and probably more modern.
Still a nice find though..
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