Underwater Archaeology Short Course 2011Sri Lanka Archaeology
Underwater Archaeology Course 2011
Maritime Archaeology Unit – Central Cultural Fund – Galle – Sri Lanka
05th – 09th DECEMBER 2011
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The Maritime Archaeology Unit (MAU) of Sri Lanka is the only authorized institute which engaged in underwater archaeological field work. Under this program (with the Archaeology.lk Group) we are giving the opportunity to the public to participant for the field work under the supervision of qualified maritime archaeologists. It is also a public awareness program aiming for the protection of the underwater cultural heritage of the country. Under this online casinos program participants will join with the archaeologists, who are working in the Bay
of Galle, with some interesting shipwrecks. It will include practical exercises, field work and associated lecture designed to understand the field activities in short time.
What you will learn
- How you can help to protect our maritime heritage
- Better understanding the process of underwater archaeology
- Legislation and jurisdiction of government agencies regarding underwater heritage
- The challenges of hands-on survey techniques
- Recording of artifacts
- The development of objects conservation for underwater heritage
- The opportunity to chat and network with the other participants in the class, who were a very knowledgeable and competent bunch
- Basics of underwater photography
You will be awarded a certificate of participation from the MAU and archeology.lk.
You must have a valid PADI or similar diving license to participate in this course.
Maximum 10 participants
will able to join