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WHAT TYPE OF MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGIST ARE YOU?

If you were a Maritime Archaeologist, what kind would you be? Are you fascinated by all things to do with the sea? Atlantis, Pirates and Vikings? Or are you just a Treasure Hunter who has watched too much Tomb Raider?

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  1. 1. What do you dream of finding?

    Jason de Caires Taylor “Reclamation” / Via wordpress.com

    Which archaeological find most interests you?

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    Photo: Keith Morris/LNP / Via telegraph.co.uk
    A Drowned Forest

    Prehistoric tree stumps, Wales, UK.

    Photo: Keith Morris/LNP / Via telegraph.co.uk
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    COMPOSITE PHOTOGRAPH: TOMASZ STACHURA, OCEAN DISCOVERY / Via news.nationalgeographic.com
    The Mars

    Swedish warship sunk in 1564

    COMPOSITE PHOTOGRAPH: TOMASZ STACHURA, OCEAN DISCOVERY / Via news.nationalgeographic.com
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    Photo: Promare- Norway / Via promare.org
    A Viking ship

    The Gokstad Ship, Oslo, Norway

    Photo: Promare- Norway / Via promare.org
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    Photo: EMORY KRISTOF / Via ocean.nationalgeographic.com
    The Titanic

    The bow of the Titanic at 12,500 feet below the surface

    Photo: EMORY KRISTOF / Via ocean.nationalgeographic.com
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    Photo: Ariel Schalit / Via ctvnews.ca
    Gold coins

    Treasure!

    Photo: Ariel Schalit / Via ctvnews.ca
  2. 2. Which statement applies most to you?

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    Maritime archaeology often gets into our blood and appeals to our most basic senses- which of these statements applies to you?

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    Photo: Greg Hatten / Via woodenboatpeople.com
    I like the rhythmic sound of oars!
    Photo: Greg Hatten / Via woodenboatpeople.com
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    Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith / Via telegraph.co.uk
    I like the colour of money!
    Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith / Via telegraph.co.uk
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    Photo: R. H. Farr
    I like the smell of intertidal mud!
    Photo: R. H. Farr
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    Photo: ©2013-2015 Patguli / Via patguli.deviantart.com
    I like the creek of old rigging!
    Photo: ©2013-2015 Patguli / Via patguli.deviantart.com
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    RV Prandtl: Multibeam / Via climate-service-center.de
    I like the chirp of an echo sounder!
    RV Prandtl: Multibeam / Via climate-service-center.de
  3. 3. What sort of diver are you?

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    Not a diver? That’s OK, you don’t have to dive to study Maritime Archaeology!

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    My dry suit is my best friend!
    Phoyo: Seriously Scuba / Via seriouslyscuba.co.uk
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    I’m happiest when diving with Trimix!
    Photo: Scuba-people / Via scuba-people.com
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    I have dived many famous shipwrecks!
    Photo: Kittiwake Diving / Via caymanturtledivers.com
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    Not for me! I like dry feet!
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    I like to collect mementos from my dives!
    Photo: delectable-collectibles / Via pinterest.com
  4. 4. Which time period most interests you?

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    Stonehenge by simonwakefield / Via Flickr: simonwakefield
    The Stone Age

    You are interested in deep-time.

    Stonehenge by simonwakefield / Via Flickr: simonwakefield
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    Ostia-Antica- Mosaic of ships passing the Roman lighthouse / Via ostia-antica.org
    The Roman Empire

    You'd love to explore the lost harbour of Rome!

    Ostia-Antica- Mosaic of ships passing the Roman lighthouse / Via ostia-antica.org
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    Shipyards over the Guadalquivir in the 16th Century. "Sevilla XVI cent" by Unknown - Laurence Bergreen: Poza krawedz swiata, Rebis, Poznan 2005, ISBN 83-7301-575-2. / Via commons.wikimedia.org
    When the Spanish Empire started shipping gold and silver back from the New World… 1566-1790
    Shipyards over the Guadalquivir in the 16th Century. "Sevilla XVI cent" by Unknown - Laurence Bergreen: Poza krawedz swiata, Rebis, Poznan 2005, ISBN 83-7301-575-2. / Via commons.wikimedia.org
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    Seafaring Danes depicted invading England. Illuminated illustration from the 12th century Miscellany on the Life of St. Edmund. Pierpont Morgan Library. / Via en.wikipedia.org
    The Middle Ages

    From the Vikings to Knights, Crusaders to Scribes-you are fascinated by Medieval life from the 5th to the 15th century.

    Seafaring Danes depicted invading England. Illuminated illustration from the 12th century Miscellany on the Life of St. Edmund. Pierpont Morgan Library. / Via en.wikipedia.org
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    Truk Lagoon, central Pacific: wreckhunter / Via wreckhunter.net
    World War I & II

    You are fascinated by what we can learn from these recent historical sites beneath the waves.

    Truk Lagoon, central Pacific: wreckhunter / Via wreckhunter.net
  5. 5. Pick your tool of choice!

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    Dynamite

    Helps to access the cargo-Boom!

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    Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)

    This AUV allows you to survey down to a depth of 1000 meters.

    Gavia / Via nauticexpo.com
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    An Airlift

    An Airlift works like an underwater vacuum cleaner- gently sucking the sand and sediment away from the archaeology.

    Elaboración propia- Davidhv22 / Via en.wikipedia.org
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    Trowel

    You wouldn't be a proper archaeologist without a trowel?!

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    Research Ship with Geophysical Equipment

    You can survey the sea-bed without even getting your feet wet!

    Hydro International / Via hydro-international.com
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