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3D Printing for Maritime Cultural Heritage: A Design For All Approach
(East Carolina University, 2018-05-07)
This thesis examines issues in accessibility to maritime cultural heritage. Using the Pillar Dollar Wreck in Biscayne National Park, Florida, this thesis presents an approach to public outreach based on the concept of ...
Crucial Factors for the Recovery and Conservation of an Archaeological Ship
(East Carolina University, 2012)
What factors determine the successful recovery and concentration of a full archaeological ship? While an article by G.D. van der Heide provides guidelines for recovery, he offers no analysis to explain why his issues are ...
“DASH AT THE ENEMY!”: THE USE OF MODERN NAVAL THEORY TO EXAMINE THE BATTLEFIELD AT ELIZABETH CITY, NORTH CAROLINA
(East Carolina University, 2016-01-15)
Immediately following the Union victory at Roanoke Island (7-8 February 1862), Federal naval forces advanced north to the Pasquotank River and the town of Elizabeth City, North Carolina where remnants of the Confederate ...
WARSHIPS OF THE FIRST PUNIC WAR: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION AND CONTRIBUTORY RECONSTRUCTION OF THE EGADI 10 WARSHIP FROM THE BATTLE OF THE EGADI ISLANDS (241 B.C.)
(East Carolina University, 2016-05-03)
Oared warships dominated the Mediterranean from the Bronze Age down to the development of cannon. Purpose-built warships were specifically designed to withstand the stresses of ramming tactics and high intensity impacts. ...
Postmortem Archaeology: Reinterpreting Salvaged Sites using the CSS Neuse as a Case Study
(East Carolina University, 2016-04-19)
Traditionally, salvaged wreck sites are disregarded by academia because contextual data are lost without detailed measured site maps. When these sites are ignored, the information that can be gained from individual artifacts ...
Cultural Factors of Shipwreck Site Formation: An Examination of Ferrous Shipwrecks on the Outer Banks
(East Carolina University, 1/13/16)
This thesis proposes a course of research to examine the influence human decision-making processes (cultural factors) have on our understanding of site formation processes and the management of ferrous shipwrecks. Two ...
Piracy in the Ancient Mediterranean