Diving deeper into the past

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2021-07-04

ArchaeologistCuiYongattheunderwaterexcavationsiteofNanhaiNo1in2002,acommercialshipwreckdatingbacktotheSouthernSongDynasty(1127-1279)discoveredoffthecoastofGuangdongprovince.[PhotoprovidedtoChinaDaily]Chinasmarinearchaeologistsusepioneeringtechniquestopreservethenationsmaritimehistory,aofbu,anothergroupofprofessionals,archaeologists,haveoftencasttheireyesseawardinsearchofthebigfind,whichisnotreallysurprisinggiventhat70percentoftheEarth,acommercialshipwreckdatingbacktotheSouthernSongDynasty(1127-1279)wasdiscoveredintheseasoffGuangdongprovince,,about30meterslongandwithabeamof10meters,waslaternamedNanhaiNo1(NanhaiistheChinesetermforSouthChinaSea).Threemonthsafterthediscovery,China,lackingarchaeologistswhocoulddive,decidedtoestablishanunderwaterarchaeologyresearchcenterattheChinaHistoryMuseum,nowknownastheNationalMuseumofChina,,CuiYong,afieldarchaeologistattheGuangdongMuseuminGuangzhou,appliedtoworkattheresearchcenter,eventuallybecomingoneofninearchaeologistsfromBeijingandGuangdongwhopassedarigorousphysicalexamination."Atthetime,oneofthequestionswaswhetherdiversshouldbetrainedtobearchaeologistsorviceversa,"Cuisays."Ultimately,thegovernmentdecidedtotrainarchaeologiststodivebecauseitwasregardedasmoreefficient."。