Image: Botany Bay Archaeological Site BB4: Remains of Dolphin

Botany Bay Archaeological Site BB4: Remains of Dolphin

Archaeological site BB4 in Kurnell at Botany Bay, showing a rare find of partially articulated vertebrae of Common Dolphin (Delphinus dolphin). Skeletal remain of at least three dolphins were discovered in and around the hearth. Remains of whale were also recovered in several stratigraphic layers at this site.

Photographer:
Vincent Megaw
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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