A Small-Craft Typology: Tool for Archaeological Research

  • Michael B. Alford
Part of the The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology book series (SSUA)

Abstract

Three common questions facing archaeologists in the field on confronting the remains of a small craft or larger vessels are: What is it? How old is it? Is it significant? As presumed experts in the area of marine vessel evolution and history, the maritime staff at North Carolina Maritime Museum is frequently approached for assistance in obtaining answers to those questions.

Keywords

Historical Archaeology Archaeological Research Ship Structure Maritime Archaeology Side Frame 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

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  • Michael B. Alford

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