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Shipwreck cargo artifacts (Athens, Greece) - 1953

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

Unidentified man in a courtyard at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, looking at piles of marble statues retrieved from the Antikythera shipwreck in Greece in 1901; mostly first century BCE Roman copies of Greek originals. (CC)


HEE-SC-00656

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