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Bois travaillé du Ier au XVe sc.1st to 15th century worked wood

Iwona Zych

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Archaeobotanical remains
SIDEBOTHAM, Steven E. ; ZYCH, Iwona
Berenike 2008-2009. Report on the Excavations at Berenike, including a Survey in the Eastern Desert
PCMA Excavation Series 1
Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, Warszaw, 2011, p. 59-66

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acacia acacia (lat. Acacia spp.)
dattier du désert sugar date palm (lat. Balanites aegyptiaca)
eédre cedar (lat. Cedrus)
cocotier coconut (lat. Cocos nucifera)
Encens frankincense (lat. Boswellia sacra)
(Chapter 5)
The chapter supports findings presented in other chapters of the excavation report, but does not itself discuss worked wood artifacts.
Tables 5-1 and 5-2 Lists in tabular form all species of plants, edible and non-edible, including wood, identified from the excavations.
Results of a statistical analyses of biometrical traits of olive stones and date stones, finding that the sample from the excavations contains evidence of different groves being the source of the fruit. It follows that the olives and dates respectively did not come from a single grove.

Version 1, données dudata date 18 mars 2012March 18th 2012