Dan L. Davis presents Exploring in Jason's Wake: Deepwater Archaeology in the Black Sea At The Kansas City Public Library

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For Immediate Release:
October 7, 2011
Contact: Lorenzo Butler
816.701.3669
Dan L. Davis presents Exploring in Jason's Wake: Deepwater Archaeology in the Black Sea At The Kansas City Public Library

p>The Black Sea once served as a maritime highway for ancient and medieval cultures. In its depths, an international team of archaeologists and oceanographers are now discovering shipwrecks using the latest in robotic and digital imaging technology.

On Thursday, October 20, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St. Archaeologist Dan L. Davis, a former U.S. Navy diver and the Archaeological Institute of America's McCann/Taggart Lecturer for 2011-2012, presents Exploring in Jason's Wake: Deepwater Archaeology in the Black Sea, an overview of fascinating discoveries. In the presentation, Davis explains how he helped direct the first scientific excavation of two ancient deep-water wrecks

Admission is free. A 6 p.m. reception precedes the presentation. RSVP online or call 816.701.3407.

Co-sponsored by The University of Missouri-Kansas City.