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Wood use in medieval Novgorod

Novgorod has probably the most comprehensive collection of excavated wooden objects and structures from any site in the world. The town and its material culture were completely dominated by wood. Equally important, the preservation of this material has been excellent due to benign anaerobic waterlogged conditions.
Print Book, English, ©2007
Oxbow, Oxford, ©2007
xxii, 470 p. ; 26 cm.
Preface Introduction to Novgorod Woodworking tools The use of wood in civil engineering The buildings of Novgorod Agricultural equipment Hunting and fishing equipment Wood use in spinning and weaving Footwear production Land transport Water transport Stave-built vessels Turned vessels Household objects Carved utensils Wooden combs Mirror and wax tablet frames Toys and models Chess pieces and gaming boards Musical instruments Decorative carved wooden objects Wood use in ritual contexts Accounting, tags and credit tallies Wood use in medieval Novgorod Bibliography of Novgorod Wood References Index