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Grand Congloué amphora artifact (France) - ca. 1954

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

Detail of SES stamp impressed on the collar of an amphora retrieved from the Grand Congloué shipwreck site in SE France, during a Cousteau expedition in the mid-1950s; SES refers to the ancient Roman wine producer, Marcus Sestius. (CC)


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thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
American
1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor
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