In May 2007, an archaeological crew from the Departments of Oceanography and Anthropology from Texas A&M University, in cooperation with archaeologists from Minerals Management Service, conducted an excavation on an early 19th-century shipwreck 4016 feet deep in the Gulf of Mexico. This web site will present a series of web site reports on the conservation and analysis of the material recovered from the site.

MARDI GRAS SHIPWRECK PROJECT - INTRODUCTION

with links to crew, partners, artifacts, daily log, research plan, history, pictures, and videos served from the University of Florida.

 

 

Final Report (79 MB PDF):

Final Report

For information on artifacts from the Mardi Gras Shipwreck, and the ongoing conservation work being conducted at the Conservation Reseach Laboratory, please visit the following links:

Conservation and Identification of the Mardi Gras Shipwreck Artifacts

Conservation of the Mardi Gras Shipwreck Stern Encrustation

Ongoing Conservation of the Mardi Gras Shipwreck Artifacts and Encrustation

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