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Distribution, deposition and dating

Caroline Earwood

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

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In Britain and, to a lesser extent, in Ireland, wetlands conducive to the preservation of organic remains have not been ideal human settlement, with the exception of the lake dwellings characteristic ... More


Cultural influences on style and decoration

Caroline Earwood

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

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The form of wooden artefacts produced during the prehistoric period was influenced not only by their function, but also by the cultural traditions of the society in which they were made. Wooden ... More


Organisation of production

Caroline Earwood

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

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The methods employed in manufacturing domestic wooden artefacts can often be determined from the tools and toolmarks on the objects themselves, but establishing the ways in which such production was ... More


Typological development in the first millennium AD

Caroline Earwood

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

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The manufacturing of wooden artefacts during the first millennium ad was made possible by the advent of a wider range of tools as well as the introduction of new shapes and styles of object to meet ... More


Stylistic and technical evolution: prehistory

Caroline Earwood

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

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Simple carved implements fashioned from a branch or straight rod were probably the earliest wooden tools made by man, but the earliest archaeological evidence in Europe suggests that more ... More


Progression, regression and archaism

Caroline Earwood

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

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter traces the progression, regression, and archaism of manufacturing techniques used in the production of wooden artefacts in prehistoric Britain and Ireland. It looks at the woodworking ... More


Carving and bentwood techniques

Caroline Earwood

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

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In the early prehistoric period, woodworking techniques simply involved carving of tools and containers in one piece. Timber, and sometimes roundwood, was carved into the desired shape. Manufacturing ... More


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

Caroline Earwood

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

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 ... More


Turning and woodworking tools

Caroline Earwood

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

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Turning probably appeared in western Europe at about the same time as cooperage and evolved along similar lines. It was widely practised during the early historic period in the manufacturing of ... More


Cooperage

Caroline Earwood

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

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859893893
eISBN:
9781781380529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893893.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The introduction of new woodworking techniques in the late prehistoric period allowed for the more rapid production of various wooden artefacts, particularly larger containers. One of the new methods ... More


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