Maritime Landscape (Other Keyword)

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Inhambane/Inhafoco and Mozambique Ilha/Mossuril: Maritime Archaeological Approaches toTwo Mozambican Slaving Landscapes (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ricardo Duarte. Yolanda P Duarte. Stephen Lubkemann.

This paper reports on the ongoing integrated maritime and terrestrial archaeological investigation of two prominent slaving landscapes that represent different experiences in Mozambique’s millennium- long experience of being shaped by Indian Ocean, intra-African, and Transatlantic slave trades. Mozambique Island developed in part around slaving (to the Levante) in the 9th century, and rose to become an epicenter of slaving across the Atlantic as well starting in the late 18th century. In...


Investigations on a Vessel from Luna's 1559 Fleet and Survey for Additional Ships (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Gregory Cook. Meghan M. Mumford.

Investigations on the second shipwreck identified as a vessel from Don Tristán de Luna y Arellano’s 1559 fleet have intensified during the past two years due to a Florida Division of Historical Resources Special Category grant.  The site, known as "Emanuel Point II", is a well-preserved example of ship architecture related to early Spanish colonization efforts.  This site, along with the Emanuel Point I wreck and the newly discovered settlement site on the nearby shoreline of Pensacola Bay,...


Lead and Tallow: Using Navigational Charts to Assess Historic Bathymetry (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Arik J. K. Bord.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "The Nuts and Bolts of Ships: The J. Richard Steffy Ship Reconstruction Laboratory and the future of the archaeology of Shipbuilding" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. One of the factors determining the historic success or failure of centers of maritime commerce is the ease of navigation into and out of the associated harbours. However, due to tidal action, weather events, or human intervention, bathymetric...


The Meaning Of The Offshore: The Role Of Islands In The Maritime Cultural Landscape Of Peru (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Carlos Ausejo. Vicente Cortez.

The authors will present their research about the relationship of the islands to the mainland in Peru, emphasizing the islands role as sacred places, economic spaces, and harbors for oceanic crossroads. This paper will present the close relationship between the islands and the Andean mainland over time, from prehispanic times to present day, including a panoramic view of the role and value societies place on the islands located in the Peruvian offshore. Using written sources such as ethno...


On Perception versus Reality. Clotilda? (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kyle Lent.

This is an abstract from the "Archaeologies of Enslavement" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Deductive reasoning and the importance of archaeological investigation to deconstruct and decipher scientific fact from popular belief.  The strategy involved with preparing and presenting evidence to document a shipwreck that has been publicly suggested to be something it is not.  As early the 1910s, recent history has suggested that the Twelvemile Island...


Port of Badagary, a Point of No Return: Investigation of Maritime Slave Trade in Nigeria (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Adewale Oyediran.

Two Danish ships that wrecked at Cahuita Point in Costa Rica carried many slaves of Yoruba ethnicity from a geographic locale in the vicinity modern day Nigeria in Africa. Danish Company records reveal that in addition, to human cargoes of around 400 slaves each, one ship included 4,000 pounds and the other 7, 311 pounds of ivory.  Founded in 1425 A.D., the port city of Badagry played a strategic role in both the transatlantic slave and ivory trade. Maritime Cultural Landscape Theory is a useful...


"Waiting for the Passage Boat" – A Maritime Inn in Tróia (Portugal). (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Tania Manuel Casimiro. Flávio Biscaia. Adolfo Martins. Alexandre Monteiro.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "The Nuts and Bolts of Ships: The J. Richard Steffy Ship Reconstruction Laboratory and the future of the archaeology of Shipbuilding" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The passage between Tróia and Setúbal, in the mouth of the Sado River was made, until mid-20th century in small boats. When the weather was rough passengers could wait several days. The closest place when travelling from the South would be the...