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Archaeological artifacts, MIT Strobe Alley (Cambridge, MA) - 1970

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1970-05
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Cambridge, MA
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Shipwreck artifacts given to Harold E. Edgerton, accumulated over years of sonar survey collaborations with underwater archaeologists and salvors, on display at Strobe Alley on the MIT Campus. They include: amphoras (left: Graeco-Roman, second century BCE; right: Phoenician, seventh century BCE); the binnacle and compass recovered from the VINEYARD LIGHTSHIP (lost in 1944; found in 1963). (CC)


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