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Birch-bark tar at Neolithic Makriyalos, Greece

  • Dushka Urem-Kotsou (a1), Ben Stern (a2), Carl Heron (a2) and Kostas Kotsakis (a1)
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The authors discuss the first evidence for the use of birch-bark tar on Late Neolithic pottery from Greece. This appears to have been used for two different purposes, to seal a fracture and to line the interior walls. The authors also discuss other possible uses.

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