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Fig. 5

From: A review of analytical methods for assessing preservation in waterlogged archaeological wood and their application in practice

Fig. 5

(Images copyright York Archaeological Trust.)

Examples of detail observable by SEM: a Wood sample from Hatfield Moor Neolithic trackway, showing good preservation of cellulose as demonstrated by the presence of thick secondary cell walls; b wood sample from Beccles Iron Age trackway showing heavy cellulose depletion, as indicated by thinner cell walls resulting in structural collapse

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