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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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The Early Modern New Found Land

Peter Pope.

in The Oxford Handbook of Historical Archaeology

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Archaeology. 6430 words.

Some of the earliest traces of European transatlantic expansion have been excavated in Canada’s easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The medieval Norse site at L’Anse aux...

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Caribbean Maritime Archaeology

Margaret Leshikar-Denton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology

December 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Archaeology. 12452 words.

Maritime environments, such as oceans, seas, bays, lakes, rivers, marshes, and cenotes, and the landscapes bordering them, hold maritime archaeological sites. This article describes...

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Caribbean Maritime Archaeology

Margaret Leshikar-Denton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Historical Archaeology. 12467 words.

Maritime environments, such as oceans, seas, bays, lakes, rivers, marshes, and cenotes, and the landscapes bordering them, hold maritime archaeological sites. This article describes...

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The Special Case of Herculaneum

David Sider.

in The Oxford Handbook of Papyrology

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Papyrology; Historical Archaeology. 8621 words.

Papyrologists have many archives but only one Greek library—the collection of rolls found in a richly endowed villa that had once been on the shore of the bay of Naples in Herculaneum. The...

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