Secrets of the Deep:  The   Archaeology of the Wickedest City in the World Julie Thomas 2011 Underwater Archaeology Field ...
Port Royal, Jamaica Images from http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/jm.htm
Port Royal <ul><li>Largest English trading port in the New World. </li></ul><ul><li>Size: 51 Acres (21 Hectares), 2000 bui...
1692 Earthquake <ul><li>June 7 th , 1692 </li></ul><ul><li>Two thirds (33 acres) sank  vertically into the ocean. </li></u...
The Excavations <ul><li>1959: Edward Link, National Geographic Society and the Smithsonian. </li></ul><ul><li>1965: Robert...
Recovered Artifacts Images from  http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/archhist.htm  and http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/s...
Conclusions: <ul><li>Underwater sites provide excellent preservation and context. </li></ul><ul><li>Proper excavation, rec...
Bibliography <ul><li>http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/slipware/slip-history.html   accessed 11 Nov 2011. </li></ul><ul><...
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Underwater Achaeological Field School, session #9 2011, Julie

  1. 1. Secrets of the Deep: The Archaeology of the Wickedest City in the World Julie Thomas 2011 Underwater Archaeology Field School, Session 9 Ecomuseu, Cap de Cavalleria, Santa Teresa, Menorca
  2. 2. Port Royal, Jamaica Images from http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/jm.htm
  3. 3. Port Royal <ul><li>Largest English trading port in the New World. </li></ul><ul><li>Size: 51 Acres (21 Hectares), 2000 buildings, 6500 – 8000 residents. </li></ul><ul><li>Known for its affluence, taverns, goldsmiths, artisans and merchants. </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Caribbean privateers/pirates of the 17 th Century. </li></ul><ul><li>Described as the Sodom of the New World . </li></ul>Images from http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/archhist.htm
  4. 4. 1692 Earthquake <ul><li>June 7 th , 1692 </li></ul><ul><li>Two thirds (33 acres) sank vertically into the ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>2000 people killed instantly. </li></ul><ul><li>Ships within the harbor washed in with tidal wave. </li></ul><ul><li>Only sunken city in the New World. </li></ul><ul><li>Catastrophic site. </li></ul>Images from http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/archhist.htm
  5. 5. The Excavations <ul><li>1959: Edward Link, National Geographic Society and the Smithsonian. </li></ul><ul><li>1965: Robert Marx and the Institute of Jamaican Culture. </li></ul><ul><li>1981-1990: Donny Hamilton, Texas A&M University, Jamaica National Heritage Trust, and Institute of Nautical Archaeology. </li></ul><ul><li>Completely excavated five buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>Ships, structures and thousands of artifacts found in situ. </li></ul>Images from http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/archhist.htm
  6. 6. Recovered Artifacts Images from http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/archhist.htm and http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/slipware/index.html
  7. 7. Conclusions: <ul><li>Underwater sites provide excellent preservation and context. </li></ul><ul><li>Proper excavation, recording, and conservation techniques essential. </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibition style and publishing necessary. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/slipware/slip-history.html accessed 11 Nov 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/slipware/index.html accessed 9 Nov 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cindyvallar.com/havens4. html accessed 11 Nov 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/ accessed 9 Nov 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/archhist.htm accessed 8 Nov 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>http://nautarch.tamu.edu/portroyal/CHAMBER/Index.htm accessed 8 Nov 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Royal#cite_note-HCinternational-2008-09-08- 3 accessed 8 Nov 2011. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/jm.htm , accessed 12 Nov 2011. </li></ul>

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