Objects

Archaeological artifact, sounding lead, Grand Congloué (France) - 1954

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; cardboard
Site location: France
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Ancient sounding lead retrieved from the Grand Congloué wrecksite in 1954 by a team of scuba-divers directed by Jacques Cousteau; storage jars (amphoras) from the site are visible in the background. Image used as frontispiece to Harold E. Edgerton's 1986 publication "SONAR IMAGES". (CC)


HEE-SC-08587

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