Tagged Archaeology

Indiana Sarah - coins recovered during the Nanhai 1 excavation
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Nihao Nanhai One

Last week I got to do something I’ve wanted to do for a VERY long time – visit the Nanhai One shipwreck (南海一號). Never heard of it? If you are interested in shipwrecks and maritime archaeology and don’t know about Nanhai One – you should!

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Asia Society’s Bat Cave

Bat Cave. Two words I’ve mostly heard followed by another two: Bat Man. Not this time… Bat Cave is an EXQUISITE exhibition of Chinese Ming and Qing dynasty ceramics, jade cravings, paintings and textiles all decorated with – you guessed it – bats!

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On Margaret Rule

Last month, Doctor Margaret Rule CBE, the woman who raised the Mary Rose, crossed the bar. For nearly 50 years, her name has been synonymous with King Henry VIII’s flagship, Mary Rose.

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