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Archaeological artifacts, MIT Strobe Alley (Cambridge, MA)

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

Archaeological artifacts retrieved from underwater survey projects and given as gifts to Harold E. Edgerton, on display at MIT's Strobe Alley (Cambridge, MA). They include: (left) a Graeco-Roman amphora from the Grand Congloué shipwreck site (France) excavated by Jacques Cousteau in the 1950s; a compass from the Vineyard Lightship of Boston Harbor relocated in 1963; and (far right) a seventh century BCE Phoenician amphora given to Edgerton by the Israeli Undersea Exploration Society (under Elisha Linder) in 1968. (CC)


HEE-SC-08098

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