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Archaeological sonar survey project, Motya (Sicily, Italy) - 1971

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1971-08-
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Mozia, Sicily, Italy
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Outdoor display of Phoenician grave-markers from the local "tophet" (cemetery) and fragments of North Africa amphoras, at the Whitaker Museum on the Phoenician island-settlement of Motya (SW Sicily). Visited in 1971, when sonar surveys were conducted in the environs. (CC)


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1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor