Objects

Shipwreck artifact, Mahdia (Tunisia) - 1954

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1954
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Mahdia, Tunisia
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Unidentified woman at sea, holding a broken amphora (ancient storage jar) from the Roman shipwreck at Mahdia, Tunisia, visited during a Cousteau expedition in 1954. (CC)


HEE-SC-00263

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thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
American
1903-1990
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thumbnail Cousteau, Jacques-Yves
France
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Amphora
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