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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.

Contributor(s): Stemm, Greg | Kingsley, Sean A | Gerth, Ellen C
Series: Odyssey Marine Exploration reports ; 4Publisher: Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2014.Description: 259 p. : ill. (mostly col.), color charts, color plan ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781782977100Other title: Oceans odyssey four | Pottery from the Tortugas shipwreck, Straits of FloridaSubject(s): Underwater archaeology -- Florida -- Dry Tortugas | Shipwrecks -- Florida -- Dry Tortugas | Excavations (Archaeology) -- Florida -- Dry Tortugas | Material culture -- Spain -- History -- 17th century | Pottery, Spanish -- History -- 17th century | Pottery, Colonial -- History -- 17th century | Tableware -- Spain -- History -- 17th century | Dry Tortugas (Fla.) -- Antiquities | Florida, Straits of -- Antiquities | Spain -- AntiquitiesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Oceans odyssey 4
Contents:
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.
Scope and content: "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.
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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.

"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.