TITLE

The hidden museums of the Mediterranean

AUTHOR(S)
Gibbins, David
PUB. DATE
October 1990
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/20/90, Vol. 128 Issue 1739, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on archaeological expeditions on the sea bed of the Mediterranean in 1990. Problem of wreck robbers, who plunder and destroy many sites before they can be recorded; Evidence provided by shipwrecks for ancient technology; Range of materials that can be preserved underwater; Cargoes carried by ancient merchant ships; Majority of wrecks found in the western Mediterranean. INSET: 2: Clues from the pottery of the past..
ACCESSION #
10490222

 

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