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Mid Section, Howell Torpedo No. 24, #2013-001-002

<p>A view looking directly into the interior of the mid-section of the torpedo with about two-thirds of the interior filled with sediment. On the left hand side of&nbsp;the torpedo is a man viewing the inside of the mid-section.</p>
Title: Mid Section, Howell Torpedo No. 24, #2013-001-002
Caption: Underwater Archeology along with contractors from Terra Mare Conservation open the midsection of Howell torpedo No. 24 to find more than 130 pounds of sediment inside.
Description: Paul Mardikian, a contract conservator from Terra Mare Conservation, discovers more than 130 lbs of sediment after removing the seal on one end of the mid-section of the Howell Torpedo. The sediment was systematically removed and sifted for any pieces of the torpedo or concretion.
Accession #: 2013-001-002
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