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Keywords:

  • Prehistoric and medieval boats;
  • documentation;
  • site-formation processes;
  • reconstruction;
  • propulsion

Summary

Several archaeological finds of ancient boats in Britain are currently being reconstructed using a variety of methods and standards. This paper discusses some of the general principles that should be observed so that such endeavours will be scholarly valuable. The Dover boat case study (later in this issue) is based on the analysis presented here.

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