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By James E. Bruseth,Toni S. Turner,T. R. Fehrenbach

On a frigid, stormy day in February of 1686, a small French crusing send misplaced keep watch over and ran aground in Matagorda Bay. Pounded within the Texas bay through gale-force winds and typhoon surges, los angeles Belle slipped underneath the water and sank to the ground, the place she could stay for hundreds of years. greater than three hundred years later, Texas ancient fee archeologists came across los angeles Belle's resting position. utilizing state-of-the-art expertise and medical innovation, investigators excavated the shipwreck and salvaged from its watery grave greater than 1000000 artifacts, together with bronze weapons, muskets, alternate beads, axes, jewelry, bells, dishes, medications - every little thing a brand new global colony wanted for survival. Authors James E. Bruseth and Toni S. Turner use shiny photos and fascinating descriptions to proportion the thrill of discovery as they piece jointly either the send and its tragic tale. For these attracted to heritage, archeology, or the hunt for clues to the prior, "From a Watery Grave" tells a riveting story of nautical experience within the 17th century and divulges glossy clinical archeology at its best.

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By James E. Bruseth,Toni S. Turner,T. R. Fehrenbach

On a frigid, stormy day in February of 1686, a small French crusing send misplaced keep watch over and ran aground in Matagorda Bay. Pounded within the Texas bay through gale-force winds and typhoon surges, los angeles Belle slipped underneath the water and sank to the ground, the place she could stay for hundreds of years. greater than three hundred years later, Texas ancient fee archeologists came across los angeles Belle's resting position. utilizing state-of-the-art expertise and medical innovation, investigators excavated the shipwreck and salvaged from its watery grave greater than 1000000 artifacts, together with bronze weapons, muskets, alternate beads, axes, jewelry, bells, dishes, medications - every little thing a brand new global colony wanted for survival. Authors James E. Bruseth and Toni S. Turner use shiny photos and fascinating descriptions to proportion the thrill of discovery as they piece jointly either the send and its tragic tale. For these attracted to heritage, archeology, or the hunt for clues to the prior, "From a Watery Grave" tells a riveting story of nautical experience within the 17th century and divulges glossy clinical archeology at its best.

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