H 290 x W 205 mm
82 Figures, 10 tables (48 colour pages)
Published Apr 2019
This book is the culmination of significant multi-disciplinary work carried out by a variety of specialists, from conservators to woodworking and boatbuilding experts, exploring the history of the Poole Iron Age logboat (today imposingly displayed in the entrance to Poole Museum in Dorset) and also its functionality – or lack of – as a vessel.
List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Foreword – Professor Seán McGrail; Chapter 1: Introduction - Keith Jarvis†; Chapter 2: Environmental and archaeological background to prehistoric Poole Harbour – Eileen Wilkes; Chapter 3: Evidence for the building of the Poole logboat – Damian Goodburn; Chapter 4: The Poole logboat: digital comparisons – Pat Tanner; Chapter 5: The conservation of the Poole logboat – Jeremy Hutchings and James A. Spriggs; Chapter 6: The display and interpretation of the Poole logboat – Katie Morton and David Watkins; Bibliography; Index