Wet Mud: Processes and patterns of cultural material deposition in the Parramatta River

Rebecca Bower, Mark Staniforth

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Abstract

In July 1992 contract archaeologists and staff of the Australian National Maritime Museum conducted twelve days of fieldwork in the Parramatta Rover. This work was stage three of a project conducted on behalf of the NSW Department of Transport. Stage one (including the historical research) and stage two (including the controlled underwater archaeological excavation) of the project were carried out earlier by consultant maritime archaeologist Adam Wolfe.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMuddy Waters
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the first conference on the submerged and terrestrial archaeology of historic shipping on the River Murray
EditorsS. Kenderine, B. Jeffery
Place of PublicationAdelaide
PublisherState Heritage Branch
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Parramatta River
  • Maritime archaeology
  • Cultural material
  • New South Wales -- History
  • Sydney -- History

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    Bower, R., & Staniforth, M. (1992). Wet Mud: Processes and patterns of cultural material deposition in the Parramatta River. In S. Kenderine, & B. Jeffery (Eds.), Muddy Waters: Proceedings of the first conference on the submerged and terrestrial archaeology of historic shipping on the River Murray (pp. 1-5). State Heritage Branch.