Treasures of the Deep: Surveying and Documenting the Underwater Heritage of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Maritime Museum Limited

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- Size: 21 (L) x 21 (W) cm

- Binding: Paperback, 47 pages

- Language: English

- Authors: K.Y. Chen, L.H. Li, P.K. Wong, B. Jeffery, S.M. Chow, W.C. Ho, S.M. Chan

- Publisher: Hong Kong Maritime Museum Limited, 2015

As a historically important harbour and today, one of the busiest ports in the world, the research, identification and preservation of Hong Kong’s underwater cultural heritage is the basis of this highly accessible book. 

There are estimated to be hundreds of archaeological sites dating back 7,000 years in Hong Kong with many located along the coast and underwater.  Learn more about a new database of sites and site surveys, understand Hong Kong’s maritime connections, and read about two underwater cultural heritage surveys and future plans in this fascinating field of expertise.