Asia Learning Path
Explore how different projects in Asia highlight various aspects of maritime archaeology.
Many regions in Asia are beginning to develop their archaeological training more in-depth. Where are some of these countries? What are some of the techniques being practiced in these posts?
Although a lot of Asian maritime archaeology focuses on wooden sailing
ships, remnants from as old as the thirteenth century and as recently as
World War II remind us of violent times in the maritime past. What findings
besides ships do you see in these posts?
Evidence of Chinese movement all over the world can be seen in archaeological investigations and preservation projects. What kinds of clues do we find about Chinese people and influences abroad?
Excerpt #2 (hint: see the slideshow)