Underwater Archaeology

Branch of archaeology that deals with the recovery of ancient objects found beneath the sea, as shipwrecks or remains from submerged human settlements, and with the techniques of underwater exploration, excavation, and retrieval.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
14680
Names
underwater archaeology
archaeology, marine
archaeology, nautical
archaeology, submarine
archaeology, underwater
archeology, underwater
marine archaeology
nautical archaeology
submarine archaeology
underwater archeology
onderwaterarcheologie Dutch
arqueología subacuática Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300054339. The J. Paul Getty Trust.