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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 ...
Comparative Analysis of Cask Material from Late Sixteenth Through Early Nineteenth Century Shipwrecks
(East Carolina University, 2009)
This thesis examined cask material, including cask staves, heads, hoops, bungs and other components that casks consist of, recovered from 13 eighteenth century, three nineteenth century, one seventeenth, and two sixteenth ...
Who Are You? An Archaeological Examination of the Human Remains Associated with Vasa
(East Carolina University, 2017-05-03)
When the Swedish warship Vasa sank in 1628, approximately 30 lives were lost. The ship was raised and fully excavated in the 1950s and 1960s, and through the course of the excavation, over 1,500 human bones were recorded ...
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 ...
"The Bower Yet Remains": Historical and Archaeological Technomic Analysis of Anchor Design Trends in The Long Nineteenth Century
(East Carolina University, 2017-09-22)
In the course of undertaking maritime archaeological research, archaeologists often find that anchors are without context or provenance and that the only potential identifying features lie in an anchor's design. This study ...
Piracy in the Ancient Mediterranean
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 ...