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Title Oceans odyssey 4 : pottery from the Tortugas shipwreck, Straits of Florida : a merchant vessel from Spain's 1622 Tierra Firme Fleet / edited by Greg Stemm, Sean Kingsley & Ellen Gerth
Imprint Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2014
book jacket
 傅{21426  WX CC77.U5 O24 2010  v.4    AVAILABLE    30530001193424
Descript xvii, 259 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Odyssey marine exploration reports ; 4
Odyssey marine exploration reports ; 4
Note "The Tortugas shipwreck excavated at a depth of 405 meters in the Straits of Florida contained a major collection of 3,800 intact and fragmentary olive jars, tablewares, cooking vessels and tobacco pipes. Identified as the Portuguese-built and Spanish-operated 117-ton Buen Jesús y Nuestra Señora del Rosario, the ship's Seville dominated tablewares are a revealing index of unchanged cultural tastes and continued production at the end of Spain's Golden Age. For cooking the crew relied on Afro-Caribbean colonoware, possibly the first recorded archaeological evidence of maritime slavery in the Americas fleets. Two tin-glazed plates painted with papal coat of arms--the Keys of Heaven and triple crown--may have been used by Spain-bound clergymen from the newly formed Sacred Congregation of the Propagation of the Faith"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references
Preface / by Ivor Noël Hume -- Introduction / by Greg Stemm & Sean A. Kingsley -- The deep-sea Tortugas shipwreck, Florida (1622) : the ceramic tablewares / Sean A. Kingsley -- Papal plates & propaganda on the deep-sea Tortugas shipwreck, Florida (1622) / Sean A. Kingsley -- Spanish olive jars from the Tortugas shipwreck, Florida (1622) / Sean A. Kingsley, Jenette Flow, Ellen Gerth & Claudio lozano Guerra-Librero -- The deep-sea Tortugas shipwreck, Florida (1622) : Afro-Caribbean colonoware & maritime slavery / Ellen Gerth & Sean A. Kingsley -- Chemical analysis of pottery from the Tortugas shipwreck (1622) by Plasma Spectrometry (ICPS) / Michael J. Hughes -- Clay tobacco pipes from the Tortugas shipwreck, Florida (1622) / J. Byron Sudbury & Ellen Gerth -- Rome in Spain, Spain in the Americas : amphoras, olive jars & the economics of long-distance trade / Sean A. Kingsley, Michael Decker & Ellen Gerth
Subject Underwater archaeology -- Florida -- Dry Tortugas
Shipwrecks -- Florida -- Dry Tortugas
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Florida -- Dry Tortugas
Dry Tortugas (Fla.) -- Antiquities
Florida, Straits of -- Antiquities
Spain -- Antiquities
Material culture -- Spain -- History -- 17th century
Pottery, Spanish -- History -- 17th century
Pottery, Colonial -- History -- 17th century
Tableware -- Spain -- History -- 17th century
Alt Author Stemm, Greg, editor
Kingsley, Sean A., editor
Gerth, Ellen C., editor
Alt Title Oceans odyssey four
Pottery from the Tortugas shipwreck, Straits of Florida
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