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Archaeological survey artifact, Gunabara Bay (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) - Bob Marx, 1982 (?)

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1984-11
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Bob Marx holds a clay storage jar resembling an ancient Roman amphora, found off the coast of Brazil in Gunabara Bay (near Rio de Janeiro) during underwater archaeological surveys in the early 1980s (1982?). Reproduction image. (CC)


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