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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
Place made: United States
Date made: 1954
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Mahdia, Tunisia
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Man holds a corroded piece of marble from the ancient Roman shipwreck of Mahdia, Tunisia, retrieved during a Cousteau expedition to the site in 1954. (CC)


HEE-SC-00287

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