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Grand Congloué shipwreck artifacts (France) - 1953

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1953
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: France
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Black glazed and unglazed pottery on display, likely artifacts from the Grand Congloué shipwreck site in SE France investigated in the early 1950s by Cousteau-led projects. A descriptive label in French dated 1953, indicates that the central two-handled cup is an engraved wine goblet. (CC)


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