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Table 2 Physical properties (mean ± standard deviation) of the oak wood samples

From: Oak wood degradation processes induced by the burial environment in the archaeological site of Biskupin (Poland)

Period of deposition (years)Place of sample depositionMWC
Maximum water content (%)
BD
Basic density (kg m−3)
P
Porosity (%)
ML
Mass loss (%)
0Reference97 ± 9616 ± 3557.6 ± 2.21.0 ± 0.2
2SP1a94 ± 7631 ± 2957.1 ± 1.81.3 ± 0.2
499 ± 10610 ± 3758.6 ± 2.32.3 ± 0.4
697 ± 10620 ± 3758.1 ± 2.32.4 ± 0.2
8103 ± 9600 ± 3459.5 ± 2.13.2 ± 0.4
10100 ± 7610 ± 2558.8 ± 1.63.6 ± 0.4
2SP4b100 ± 9605 ± 3558.8 ± 2.23.5 ± 0. 7
4102 ± 8601 ± 3159.1 ± 1.82.6 ± 0.3
6104 ± 7596 ± 2859.4 ± 1.62.7 ± 0.4
899 ± 9611 ± 3358.6 ± 2.03.2 ± 0. 7
10102 ± 11601 ± 3959.2 ± 2.53.8 ± 0.5
  1. aWet peat environment
  2. bWater—sediment at the bottom of water-filled archaeological trench