TITLE

Archaeology of the Cayman Islands

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Roger C.
PUB. DATE
September 1983
SOURCE
Archaeology;Sep/Oct83, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the archaeology of the Cayman Islands. History of piracy in the islands; Treasures from shipwrecks; Archaeological survey of the waters surrounding the islands of Cayman initiated by the Institute of Nautical Archaeology in College Station, Texas; Archaeologists' discovery of the remains of a 17th-century turtling vessel on a lagoon on Little Cayman; Caymanians' search for support to establish a museum to celebrate their culture.
ACCESSION #
16257174

 

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