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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Sophisticated Wooden Structures


Along with Stone, Mud and Animal Parts, Wood is certainly One of the Ist Material worked by Primitive Human Beings.

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Microwear Analysis of the Mousterian Stone Tools used by the Neanderthals Show that many were used to work Wood.


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The development of Civilization was closely tied to the development of increasingly greater degrees of skill in working these materials.


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Among early finds of Wooden Tools are the worked sticks from Kalambo Falls, Clacton-on-Sea and Lehringen.


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The spears from Schöningen (Germany) provide some of the first examples of Wooden Hunting Gear.
Flint Tools were used for Carving.


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2 Ancient Civilizations that used Wood-Working were the Egyptians and the Chinese.




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Wood-Working is depicted in many Ancient Egyptian Drawings and a considerable amount of Ancient Egyptian Furniture (such as Stools, Chairs, Tables, Beds, Chests) has been preserved in Tombs.


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Since Neolithic Times, Carved Wooden Vessels are known, for example, from the Linear Pottery Culture wells at Kückhofen and Eythra.
Examples of Bronze Age Wood-Carving include Tree Trunks worked into Coffins from Northern Germany and Denmark.


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As well, the Inner Coffins found in the Tombs were also made of Wood.
The Metal used by the Egyptians for Wood-Working Tools was originally Copper and eventually,
after 2000 BC Bronze as Iron-Working was unknown until much later.


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The site of Fellbach-Schmieden in Germany has provided fine examples of Wooden Animal Statues from the Iron Age.
Wooden Idols from the La Tène Period are known from a sanctuary at the source of the Seine in France.

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