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Honor Frost (28 October 1917 – 12 September 2010) was a pioneer in the field of underwater archaeology, who led many mediterranean archaeological investigations, especially in the Lebanon, and was noted for her typology of stone anchors and skills in archaeological illustration. [1]

20 relations: Archaeological illustration, Archaeology of shipwrecks, British Sub-Aqua Club, Cape Gelidonya, Frédéric Dumas, George Bass (archaeologist), Jacques Cousteau, Joan du Plat Taylor, Lighthouse of Alexandria, Maritime archaeology, Marsala Ship, Nicosia, Peter Throckmorton, Scuba set, Sicily, UCL Institute of Archaeology, Underwater archaeology, UNESCO, Ward (law), Wreck diving.

Archaeological illustration

Archaeological Illustration is a form of technical illustration that records material derived from an archaeological context graphically.

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Archaeology of shipwrecks

The archaeology of shipwrecks is the field of Archaeology specialized most commonly in the study and exploration of shipwrecks.

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British Sub-Aqua Club

The British Sub-Aqua Club or BSAC has been recognised since 1954 by the Sports Council as the national governing body of recreational diving in the United Kingdom.

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Cape Gelidonya

Cape Gelidonya (Gelidonya Burnu or Taşlık Burnu, from Χελιδωνία, Chelidonia; Chelidonium promontorium), formerly Kilidonia or Killidonia is a cape or headland on the Teke Peninsula in the chain of Taurus Mountains, located on the southern coast of Anatolia between the Gulf of Antalya and the Bay of Finike.

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Frédéric Dumas

Frédéric Dumas (14 January 1913 – 26 July 1991) was part of a team of three, with Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Philippe Tailliez, in which he was nicknamed Didi.

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George Bass (archaeologist)

George Fletcher Bass (born December 9, 1932) is recognized as one of the early practitioners of underwater archaeology, along with Peter Throckmorton, Honor Frost, and others.

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Jacques Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau (11 June 1910 – 25 June 1997) was a French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water.

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Joan du Plat Taylor

Joan Mabel Frederica Du Plat Taylor (26 June 1906 – 1983) was born in Glasgow, Scotland on 26 June 1906 and, despite no formal training, became one of the first maritime archaeologists.

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Lighthouse of Alexandria

The Lighthouse of Alexandria, sometimes called the Pharos of Alexandria (Ancient Greek: ὁ Φάρος τῆς Ἀλεξανδρείας, contemporary Koine), was a lighthouse built by the Ptolemaic Kingdom, during the reign Ptolemy II Philadelphus (280–247 BC) which has been estimated to be in overall height.

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Maritime archaeology

Maritime archaeology (also known as marine archaeology) is a discipline within archaeology as a whole that specifically studies human interaction with the sea, lakes and rivers through the study of associated physical remains, be they vessels, shore side facilities, port-related structures, cargoes, human remains and submerged landscapes.

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Marsala Ship

The Marsala Ship is the earliest warship known from archeological evidence.

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Nicosia (Λευκωσία; Lefkoşa) is the largest city on the island of Cyprus.

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Peter Throckmorton

Edgerton Alvord Throckmorton (July 30, 1928 – June 5, 1990), known as Peter Throckmorton, was an American photojournalist and a pioneer underwater archaeologist, frequently described as the Father of Underwater Archaeology. Throckmorton was a founding member of the Sea Research Society and served on its Board of Advisors until his death in 1990.

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Scuba set

A scuba set is any breathing apparatus that is carried entirely by an underwater diver and provides the diver with breathing gas at the ambient pressure.

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Sicily (Sicilia; Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.

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UCL Institute of Archaeology

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is an academic department of the Social & Historical Sciences Faculty of University College London (UCL), England which it joined in 1986.

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Underwater archaeology

Underwater archaeology is archaeology practiced underwater.

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

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Ward (law)

In law, a ward is someone placed under the protection of a legal guardian.

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Wreck diving

Wreck diving is recreational diving where the wreckage of ships, aircraft and other artificial structures are explored.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honor_Frost

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