Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Recovering Undersea Artifacts
Archeological excavations are challenging under the best of circumstances – it’s a delicate endeavor to unearth tiny pieces of artifacts without damaging them, and in a way that maintains the integrity and context of the site. So just imagine how those challenges are magnified when the entire operation takes place at the bottom of the ocean. This Wednesday we’ll learn about the recovery process for undersea artifacts, and the most famous underwater excavation – the Titanic.