Analytical science: Secrets of the Mary Rose
Analytical science: Secrets of the Mary Rose

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Analytical science: Secrets of the Mary Rose

Analytical science: Secrets of the Mary Rose

Introduction

This course describes the scientific analysis of the historic Tudor warship, the Mary Rose, which sank in 1545. It will show you the techniques used to locate her after she lay for several centuries on the seabed, how analysis plays a role in her continued preservation and how analytical techniques are applied to investigate her and her crew to gain insight into Tudor life and why she sank.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course S240 Analytical science: health, heritage and environments [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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