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Did you know that York is knee-deep in fishbones? Join us to find out how archaeological scientists use these to understand fishing in York. Watch Demo Chef Phil Leverington demonstrate how a Medieval cook would have prepared fish – and try some for yourself! Talk to the scientists about why fishermen used to farm fish that tasted like mud and how far they went out to sea. Touch archaeological fish bones from York and take home your own colorful fish.
Dr Kristine Korzow Richter is a Newton International Fellow with BioArCh, Archaeology Department, University of York.
Dr Andrew (Bone) Jones is a Researcher with the Archeology Department at the University of York.
Dr Laura Llorente Rodriguez is a Marie Curie Research Fellow with BioArCh, Archaeology Department, University of York.
Phil Leverington is a Demo Chef.