I remember that there was a note on an inscribed fossiil echinoderm from a
southern medieval context in Medieval Archaeology sometime in the last 4 or
5 years. Afraid I don't have the reference to hand, and I don't know if
species was identified.
>From: Lorrain Higbee <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: Lorrain Higbee <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: [ZOOARCH] sea urchins
>Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 16:30:15 +0100
>I know that there have been previous discussions on Zooarch concerning sea
>urchins but I wondered if anyone could direct me towards references for
>urban medieval finds of the edible sea urchin (Echinus esculentus) from
>Britain, preferably southern England.