Dig into an Incredible Compendium of Objects Excavated from the Bottom of Amsterdam’s Amstel River


During a nine year period in the early 2000’s a new metro line was excavated along the banks of Amsterdam’s Amstel river. The urban waterway had to be completely pumped, which gave archeologists a rare opportunity to examine the full spectrum of everyday and extraordinary objects which had fallen to the bottom of the prominent river. Below the Surface, a website created by the Department of Archaeology; Monuments and Archaeology (MenA), the City of Amsterdam; and their Chief Technology Officer, serves as an interactive compendium with access to images and information of 19,000 of the nearly 700,000 findings from the excavation site.[…]

Source: Dig into an Incredible Compendium of Objects Excavated from the Bottom of Amsterdam’s Amstel River

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