Charcoal analysis WEB

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(SEM microphotograph of a carbonised piece of deciduous oak wood from the Bronze Age site of Akrotiri, in Thera (Santorini), Greece)

Last updated: 25 September 2009


Click here for a special tribute to Cecilia A. Western, one of the pioneers of charcoal macro-remains analysis in Britain.

The Cecilia A. Western Wood Reference Collection Notebook

Click one of the following links for info on publications and extracts of my photo archive.


  A short history of charcoal analysis

Methodology and interpretation

  Bibliographic suggestions

Project gallery

Wood reference collections

Links to databases & research centres

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