Fragile maritime archaeology in the Solent could be destroyed by the battering storms, experts have warned. The Maritime Archaeology Trust has warned that marine archaeology in the Solent could be at risk [Credit: WPC]
For all our marine archaeology friends - a 400 year old figurehead weighing over 600 lbs has recovered near the Swedish town of Ronneby. Believe to have been a warship of the Danish King Hans, it is being called the best-preserved example of a 15th-century ship! #archaeology
Methods for Conserving Archaeological Material from Underwater Sites - Donny L. Hamilton - Conservation Research Laboratory - Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation Texas A&M University http://nautarch.tamu.edu/CRL/conservationmanual/ConservationManual.pdf Nautical Archaeology Program
Thanks to the discovery, study and conservation of the orecarrying pinnace from the second half of the fifteenth century, found in the district of Urbieta in Gernika, we now know what these vessels looked like. Currently on exhibition at the Archaeological Museum of Bizkaia in Bilbao, it has become an important reference point in the field of marine archaeology.