Ships and boats as archaeological source material

Author(s): Adams, Jonathan

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Abstract \xa0 So often it is pots that are used to explore social interactions of the past. Yet in so many cultures, ships and boats have acquired such a prominent symbolic profile, it might be argued that they are even more potent carriers of meaning than the pots they so often transported.
Publication Title World Archaeology
Publisher Taylor & Francis Group
Publication Date 01/2001
URIs http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00438240120048644
http://www.jstor.org/stable/827924
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Keywords ARCHAEOLOGY
Archaeology
Boat
Boats and boating
Culture
EXCAVATION
Economics
Environment
History
Ideology
Marine archaeologists
Materials
Methods
Research
Ritual
Ship
Ships
Ships, Ancient
Shipwrecks
Social aspects
Symbol
Symbolism
Technology
Tradition
boat
economics
environment
ideology
materials
ritual
ship technology
symbol
tradition
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