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Preservation and Identification for Wooden Ship Timber of Bonghwang-Dong, Gimhae, Korea
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  • Journal title : Journal of Conservation Science
  • Volume 31, Issue 4,  2015, pp.341-350
  • Publisher : The Korean Society Of Conservation Science For Cultural Properties
  • DOI : 10.12654/JCS.2015.31.4.02
 Title & Authors
Preservation and Identification for Wooden Ship Timber of Bonghwang-Dong, Gimhae, Korea
Lee, Kwang Hee; Kim, Dong Yun;
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The preservation has been conducted for wooden ship timber excavated from Bonghwang-Dong, Gimhae, Korea. The species were analyzed for conservation as pre-treatment. Outer panel was analyzed as Cinnamomum spp. and trapezoid wooden material, wooden wedge was Cryptomeria japonica D. Don.. Wooden ship timber have been treated by vacuum-freeze drying after impregnation with aqueous PEG#3,350 solution(almost 45%). The timber of Bonghwang-Dong ship is considered as Japanese ship that many data such as conformation of ship, location of site, japanese artifact of around site were confirmed. In addition, The ship timber give us the important information about the international trade with Japan.
Preservation;Wood identification;Cinnamomum spp.;Cryptomeria japonica D. Don;Ancient ship;PEG;Vacuum-freeze drying;
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