Finds 1345

Main Information
Finds ID 1345
Site Phaistos
Area ID 624 settlement
Research event excavation: research Phaistos Excavation 1999 - 2004
Finds type animal remains
Small finds category None
Small finds type
Botany species
Animal remains species cattle (Bos taurus)
goat (Capra hircus)
molluscs (None)
pig (Sus scrofa domesticus)
sheep (Ovis aries)
Animal remains completeness None
Animal remains part
Lithics technology
Lithics industry
Lithics cores and preparation
Lithics retouched tools
Lithics unretouched tools
Lithics raw material
Obsidian None
Obsidian amount None
Pottery form
Pottery detail
Pottery decoration
Pottery type None
Confidence None
Comment Animal bones were found southern of the Minoan ramp, beneath Room XIX and from the context beneath the one under Room XIX. They showed cuttings from dissecting the animals for food preparation. Mostly, there were sheep and goats, but also a lot of cattle and pigs. The 55 mollusks were found in the context beneath the one under Room XIX.
Interpretations related to these Finds
Interpretation ID 78