Ships and Boats: Prehistory to 1840
Introductions to Heritage Assets
By Mark Dunkley (Author), Paul Stamper (Editor)
It includes vessels buried through reclamation or some other process: many of the most significant early boats and ships have been discovered on land rather than at sea. Vessels and wrecks pre-dating 1840 are relatively rare: the latter comprise just 4 per cent of known sites around the English coast.
These guides cover a wide range of archaeological heritage types. They are intended to provide an expert yet accessible introduction to many areas of archaeology, including historical development, processes of discovery and guides for further reading.
1. Description and chronology
2. Further reading
- Series: Guidance
- Publication Status: Completed
- Pages: 28
- Product Code: HEAG132
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