Monthly Archives: June 2013

Thursday, June 13

We met to discuss some details of the excavation and worked at the museum with the team that is inventorying the artifact collection.  

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Wednesday, June 12

First dive on the site.  A new set of concrete mooring blocks was positioned and lowered in order to permit an easy and quick positioning of the boat supporting the excavation.

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Tuesday, June 11

The work at the Homeland Museum of Biograd started immediately.  The quality and diversity of the artifacts raised in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1990s makes it worth revisiting the collection and attempting to reconstruct its history, provenience, and destiny. A … Continue reading

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Monday, June 10

First day of the 2013 excavation season at Gnalić.  The first participants started arriving and preparing for an eight week campaign at the site of the Gnalić shipwreck, discovered by sport divers in the early 1960s and studied successively by … Continue reading

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Preliminary Work

In late April a team of geologists from the Ruđer Bošković Institute’s Division for Marine and Environmental Research sampled the water column above the site, together with the sediments and living organisms in search of heavy metal levels.  The shipwreck … Continue reading

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