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by George F. Bass

  • Author: George F. Bass
  • ISBN: 0140212191
  • ISBN13: 978-0140212198
  • ePub: 1272 kb | FB2: 1710 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Archaeology
  • Publisher: Penguin Books (February 28, 1971)
  • Pages: 192
  • Rating: 4.2/5
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Archaeology under Water (Pelican books) ePub download

George Fletcher Bass (/bæs/; born December 9, 1932) is recognized as one of the early practitioners of underwater archaeology, along with Peter Throckmorton, Honor Frost, and others

George Fletcher Bass (/bæs/; born December 9, 1932) is recognized as one of the early practitioners of underwater archaeology, along with Peter Throckmorton, Honor Frost, and others. Since directing his first excavation, he has excavated shipwrecks of the Bronze Age, Classical Age, and the Byzantine.

The book brings together the work of leading nautical archaeologists. Purchased this book for my grandchildren. George F. Bass is their grandfather's brother. They now have a piece of their heritage.

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George Fletcher Bass, American archaeology educator. Recipient Centennial award National Geography Society, 1988, La Gorce Gold medal, 1979, Lowell Thomas award Explorers Club, 1986, National Medal of Science, 2002 (presented by President George W. Bush); named one of Outstanding Young Men of Year, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1967. Archaeology Beneath the Sea. (238 pp. with 80 illus. in b/w & color, 8v. 238 pp. 0476X/?tag prabook0b-20.

in Near Eastern Archaeology from The Johns Hopkins University and a P. in Classical Archaeology from the University of Pennsylvania. Archaeology Under Water by George F. Bass. In 1973 Bass founded the Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA). See all 4 pre-owned listings.

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Underwater archaeology has a double advantage. First, water tends to act as something of a preservative, protecting wood and other perishable items. Second, the sites – namely, the sunken ships or boats – can be difficult to reach by all but experienced divers, thus protecting them from random digging. Despite this double advantage, nautical archaeology was a neglected sphere of archaeology.

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