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by Archaeology Newsroom

Waterlogged wood

The term “waterlogged wood” refers to any wood that has been saturated by water it has remained immersed in for a long period of time. This article examines the procedure of wood’s degeneration,the new qualities that the wood possesses as well as the determining factors for the wood’s being preserved. As an example here in this article Swedish wreck of the ship Wasa that was sunk in 1628 is referred to.