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Archaeological artifact, sounding lead, Grand Congloué (France)

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1983-01
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: France
Measurements: 2" x 2"

An ancient Roman sounding lead retrieved from the Grand Congloué wrecksite off SE France in the early 1950s by Jacques Cousteau's team; black-and-white reproduction image, later used as the frontispiece for Harold E. Edgerton's 1986 publication SONAR IMAGES. (CC)


HEE-SC-07763

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thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
American
1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor
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