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Nautical Archaeology – Beginnings (part 1 of 3)
The birth of Underwater Archaeology, 1960-1962, shows the pioneers of nautical archaeology as they develop methods of excavating ancient shipwrecks on the seabed. Among them are George Bass, Claude Duthuit, Frederick van Doorninck, Susan Womer Katzev, Ann Bass, and David Owen, who founded INA, which now excavates worldwide.
With Captain Sailors Three (Part 1 of 3)
This film was produced by the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation and the National Geographic Society, 1978. It follows the discovery and archaeological excavation of a late 4th-century merchant vessel wrecked off Kyrenia, Cyprus. The excavation–the first of its kind– was carried out by an international team representing 12 different countries and led by Michael Katzev of the American Institute of Nautical Archaeology (now INA).
Lost Ships: A Quest (2001) (Part 1 of 2)
Delve into the world of underwater archaeology and gain an exclusive look inside INA excavations.
Evelyn, Forgotten Gold Rush Steamboat: A Digital Preservation
The first-ever in situ digital survey of a major vessel using LIDAR technology was completed on a remote sub-arctic island in northern Canada. The Klondike Gold Rush era steamboat named Evelyn was abandoned and forgotten by the world for nearly a century.
Video by Susannah H. Snowden Photography
The excavation work this season has been a continuation of that begun in 2012-2013, starting with the team’s on-site placement of a 6 x 6 meter grid made up of nine 2 x 2 meter grid squares.