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Domestic Wooden Artefacts: In Britain and Ireland from Neolithic to Viking Times

Caroline Earwood


This book traces the changing styles and manufacturing techniques of domestic wooden artefacts in Britain and Ireland from the Neolithic age to the time of the Vikings. A surprising number of these items have survived — some as ancient as 6,000 years old — in wet and waterlogged places such as wells and bogs. The book attempts to answer questions about who made the many and varied objects, who used them, and how their style and decoration compare with pottery, metal and stone artefacts from the same period. It also examines the continued use of ancient techniques as late as the twentieth centu ... More

Keywords: manufacturing techniques, wooden artefacts, Neolithic age, Vikings, pottery, stone artefacts, Britain, Ireland

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780859893893
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Caroline Earwood, author