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The 2005 Chios Ancient Shipwreck Survey: New Methods for Underwater Archaeology

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Show simple item record Foley, Brendan Dellaporta, Katerina Sakellariou, Dimitris Bingham, Brian S. Camilli, Richard Eustice, Ryan M. Evagelistis, Dionysis Ferrini, Vicki Lynn Katsaros, Kostas Kourkoumelis, Dimitris Mallios, Aggelos Micha, Paraskevi Mindell, David A. Roman, Christopher Singh, Hanumant Switzer, David S. Theodoulou, Theotokis 2010-01-08T20:00:58Z 2010-01-08T20:00:58Z 2009-04
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dc.description.abstract In 2005 a Greek and American interdisciplinary team investigated two shipwrecks off the coast of Chios dating to the 4th-century b.c. and the 2nd/1st century. The project pioneered archaeological methods of precision acoustic, digital image, and chemical survey using an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and in-situ sensors, increasing the speed of data acquisition while decreasing costs. The AUV recorded data revealing the physical dimensions, age, cargo, and preservation of the wrecks. The earlier wreck contained more than 350 amphoras, predominantly of Chian type, while the Hellenistic wreck contained about 40 Dressel 1C amphoras. Molecular biological analysis of two amphoras from the 4th-century wreck revealed ancient DNA of olive, oregano, and possibly mastic, part of a cargo outbound from Chios. en
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dc.publisher The American School of Classical Studies at Athens en
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dc.rights Article is made available in accordance with the publisher's policy and may be subject to US copyright law. Please refer to the publisher's site for terms of use. en
dc.source Brendan Foley en
dc.title The 2005 Chios Ancient Shipwreck Survey: New Methods for Underwater Archaeology en
dc.type Article en
dc.identifier.citation Foley, Brendan et al. “The 2005 Chios Ancient Shipwreck Survey: New Methods for Underwater Archaeology.” Hesperia 78.2 (2009): 269-305. en
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Program in Science, Technology and Society en_US
dc.contributor.approver Foley, Brendan
dc.contributor.mitauthor Singh, Hanumant
dc.contributor.mitauthor Mindell, David A.
dc.contributor.mitauthor Foley, Brendan
dc.relation.journal Hesperia en
dc.identifier.mitlicense PUBLISHER_POLICY en
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dspace.orderedauthors Foley, Brendan P; Dellaporta, Katerina; Sakellariou, Dimitris; Bingham, Brian S; Camilli, Richard; Eustice, Ryan M; Evagelistis, Dionysis; Ferrini, Vicki Lynn; Katsaros, Kostas; Kourkoumelis, Dimitris; Mallios, Aggelos; Micha, Paraskevi; Mindell, David A; Roman, Christopher; Singh, Hanumant; Switzer, David S; Theodoulou, Theotokis en

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