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Author Beltrame, Carlo, 1969- author

Title Sveti Pavao shipwreck : a 16th century Venetian merchantman from Mljet, Croatia (with Italian and Croatian abstracts) / by Carlo Beltrame, Sauro Gelichi and Igor Miholjek ; with contributions by Cristiano Alfonso [and thirteen others]
Published Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2014
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of contributors; Preface; Foreword; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Methodological and technical aspects; 2.1: Discovery, research methods and techniques; 2.2: The photogrammetric documentation of the hull; 2.3: The photographical documentation; 2.4: 3-D reconstruction of the hull; Chapter 3: The historical and archaeological maritime context; 3.1: The Adriatic Sea, pottery and shipwrecks in late and post-Medieval period: an archaeological perspective
3.2: Archaeological traces of Venetian navigation in the Mediterranean and Atlantic from the 16th and the 18th centuriesChapter 4: The shipwreck of Mljet; 4.1: The ship, its equipment and the crew's personal possessions; 4.2: The ordnance; 4.3: A transport of Iznik pottery; 4.4: Other pottery finds; 4.5: Glass finds; 4.6: Metal finds; 4.7: The Ottoman Akches; 4.8: Two Saxony talers; 4.9: Animal bones; 4.10: Considerations of dating and the historical context of the Mljet shipwreck; Chapter 5: Conclusions; Appendix: The conservation and restoration of the finds; Bibliography; Index
Summary Between 2007 and 2012 the Department for Underwater Archaeology of the Croatian Conservation Institute from Zagreb and the Department of Humanistic Studies of the Ca' Foscari University of Venice collaborated in the recording, underwater excavation and analysis of the unusually well-preserved wreck of a 16th century Venetian merchantman in the Svetti Pavao shallow off the southern shore of the island of Mljet, Croatia. The shipwreck preserved many personal possessions of the crew as well as a number of bronze artillery pieces and the remains of a cargo of luxury and richly decorated ceramic ma
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English, with Italian and Croatian abstracts
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 13, 2015)
Subject Merchant ships -- Italy -- Venice
Shipwrecks -- Croatia -- Mljet Island
Underwater archaeology -- Croatia -- Mljet Island
Antiquities.
Merchant ships.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Geography.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
Shipwrecks.
TRAVEL -- Budget.
TRAVEL -- Hikes & Walks.
TRAVEL -- Museums, Tours, Points of Interest.
TRAVEL -- Parks & Campgrounds.
Underwater archaeology.
Mljet Island (Croatia) -- Antiquities
Croatia -- Mljet Island.
Italy -- Venice.
Form Electronic book
Author Gelichi, Sauro, author
Miholjek, Igor, author
LC no. 2014026897
ISBN 1782977066
1782977090 (electronic book)
9781782977063
9781782977094 (electronic book)