Author Results for E. V. Wright

The Society Annual Lecture 1963: The North Ferriby Boats—A Reappraisal

By E. V. Wright

Going back to the Mariner’s Mirror article of 1947 when these craft were first excavated, the lecture notes their subsequent disintegration which nonetheless revealed important clues to shipbuilding 2,000 years ago. Radiocarbon techniques were employed along with other cutting-edge technologies in archaeology. The author concludes “no doubt now that the Ferriby Boats or their methods […] Read More

Filed under: Prehistory | North Sea | Shipwrecks
Subjects include: Archaeology