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archaeology, classical

archaeology, classical  

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The study of the material culture of ancient Greece and Rome. Epigraphy, the study of inscriptions on permanent materials, is today seen as a branch of historical rather than of archaeological ...
archaeology, underwater

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A. J. Parker

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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650 words
The potential richness of the sea for salvage or accidental finding of sunken valuables was recognized from earliest times, but the possibility of defining meaningful groups of wrecked ... More
Cosa

Cosa  

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Archaeology
Situated on a commanding rocky promontory on the coast of Etruria, 6 km. (4 mi.) south-east of Orbetello. Excavation has revealed no trace of Etruscan Cusi, which may have occupied ...
harbours

harbours  

Brit. harbour n. a place on the coast where vessels may find shelter, especially one protected from rough water by piers, jetties, and other artificial structures.
shipwrecks

shipwrecks  

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Is a word with several connotations but here it means vessels that are of particular interest to those working in marine archaeology. Many shipwrecks within the Exclusive Economic Zone of coastal ...

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