UPDATE: (Thursday morning): Thanks to everyone who has responded in the comments below or by email. Everyone seems to think it's from a sterum. My friend Catherine at Alder Archeology thinks it could be from a sheep, goat or pig, but most likely to be sheep.In the comments, Paolo who works at the Horniman museum (and who runs a brilliant boney Mystery Object on his blog each week) thinks it is a young pig, or maybe a sheep. Lucina at CAHID who I met here thinks it is likely to be a sheep.
On the Facebook fan page for my blog, Mikolaj Lisowski posted a picture of the way to tell the difference between sheep (at the top) and pig (at the bottom) sternums:
UPDATE 2: It's now definite that my bit will be on
UPDATE 3: You can see my clip at this page now !
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