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Maritime Artifacts Recovered from Hong Kong's Waters - Archaeology

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 13:46

Archaeology

Maritime Artifacts Recovered from Hong Kong's Waters
Archaeology
... is historical material in Hong Kong's waters,” adds Bill Jeffery of the Hong Kong Maritime Museum and the University of Guam.“ There have been lots of surveys on land but not in water.” For more on underwater archaeology, go to "Franklin's Last ...

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The Big Read: Is this the lost city of Rhapta? - Times LIVE

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 02:11

Times LIVE

The Big Read: Is this the lost city of Rhapta?
Times LIVE
But proving that this is the forgotten city is going to be difficult and costly. "We are going to need underwater archaeology to see if we can discover what we are looking for. But that is going to be expensive," he said. The area is remote and ...

Hong Kong's sunken treasure: ancient anchor and cannon reveal our rich maritime history - South China Morning Post

Tue, 07/19/2016 - 04:59

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's sunken treasure: ancient anchor and cannon reveal our rich maritime history
South China Morning Post
“This trip is tangible evidence that there is historical material in Hong Kong's waters. There have been lots of surveys on land but not in water,” Jeffery added, urging the government to invest more in maritime archaeology as it is important to the ...

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Tag Archives: Total War - Blooloop (blog)

Mon, 07/18/2016 - 05:38

Blooloop (blog)

Tag Archives: Total War
Blooloop (blog)
The galleries showcase the invention of SCUBA diving and early diving pioneer Honor Frost's work, alongside the underwater objects this new technology allowed archaeologists to find, from Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs and Normans who all left their ...

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Breaking the silence over Fournoi's underwater antiquities - Kathimerini

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 14:49

Kathimerini

Breaking the silence over Fournoi's underwater antiquities
Kathimerini
Testimonies from fishing boat owners, spearfishermen and divers last year proved invaluable, particularly those from locals, and in 10 days of diving, Greek marine archaeologists, with the cooperation of American colleagues from the RPM Nautical ...

Cultural Heritage's Nautical Future - Wall Street Journal

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 17:45

Wall Street Journal

Cultural Heritage's Nautical Future
Wall Street Journal
For example, of the Archaeological Institute of America's Fieldwork Opportunities Bulletin listings in Italy, only three involve underwater archaeology. And this in the nation estimated to have among the highest concentrations of archaeological sites ...

How Archaeologists Discovered 23 Shipwrecks in 22 Days - National Geographic

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 13:19

National Geographic

How Archaeologists Discovered 23 Shipwrecks in 22 Days
National Geographic
One July afternoon in 2015, the maritime archaeologist George Koutsouflakis was talking with a colleague in his Athens office when his phone rang. The caller was a free diver and spear-fisher from the remote Fourni archipelago, a small cluster of ...