Pawprints in clay: Romano-British dogs in a maths class

Authors

  • Garrod Musto,

    1. Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, and is Head of Mathematics at Kingswood School in Bath. He gained a Master's in philosophy from Exeter University in 2000, examining the effective use of sporting contexts in the mathematics classroom.
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  • Leslie Cram

    1. Retired museum curator of Archaeology, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and Associate of the Museums Association. After leaving Kingswood he studied Old Stone Age Archaeology at Cambridge University.
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Abstract

Two thousand years ago a dog walked across a piece of wet clay. What sort of dog?Garrod Musto, Leslie Cram and pupils of a school in Bath used statistics to find out.

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