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Archaeologist by appointment to a treasure-hunter

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Donald H. Keith
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Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Texas A&M University, PO Drawer AU, College Station TX 77840-1170, USA

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Earlier this year, a BBC television series dived into the regions where underwater archaeology fades into the murkier waters of treasure-hunting. This is an opportune moment to review an archaeologist's account of his rôle in the richest of recent recoveries, the gold from the Spanish galleon Atocha.

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