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Shipwreck artifact, Cousteau expedition, Mahdia (Tunisia) - 1954

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Materials: 35mm film; glass; tape
Site location: Mahdia, Tunisia
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Unidentified woman at sea holds thick piece of ship timber with protruding nail, an artifact from the ancient Roman shipwreck at Mahdia, Tunisia, during a Cousteau expedition to the site in 1954. (CC)


HEE-SC-00257

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