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

Iwona Zych

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WILD, Felicity C. ; WILD, John P.
Sails from the Roman port at Berenike, Egypt
International Journal of Nautical Archaeology 30.2
Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford-Malden, MA, 2001, p. 211-220

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teck teak (lat. Tectona)
(p. 212)
Remains of sails are identified as such reasonably by the presence of teak planks and brail-rings.
(p. 214 and Fig. 4)
Relief of a Roman ship from Ostia (Graefe 1979: 121-123. Fig. 133. Pl. 124.2; Daremberg, Saglio 1877-1919: Fig. 5295) clearly shows brail-rings attached to bands of sails.
Berenike has produced a number of round brail-rings, of wood and bone (actually horn), pierced with two holes for attachment to the sail.
(p. 218)
Ostrakon from Krokodilo, on the road between Coptos, on the Nile, and Myos Hormos: records a wagonload of timber for shipbuilding on its way to Myos Hormos (Bülow-Jacobsen 1998: 66).

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