26 April 2018 | 11:15 AM
Soon, we are about to leave for Egypt again
Soon, we are about to leave for Egypt again, in order to resume our research in Aboukir Bay and in Alexandria.During the fall 2017 mission led by the IEASM, in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and with the support of the...
16 March 2018 | 11:06 AM
Installation of Sunken Cities at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Exhibition opens this Sunday
Installation of Sunken Cities at the Saint Louis Art MuseumExhibition opens this Sunday
01 February 2018 | 03:10 PM
Theological defences in ancient Egypt
Oxford University’s Centre for Maritime Archaeology (OCMA) has published a new book on Thonis-Heracleion and the archaeology in the Canopic region in Egypt. The volume Theological defences of the Canopic Gate in the Saïte Period, by Anne-Sophie...
14 December 2017 | 02:33 PM
26 December on Arte
The TV documentary "Cités engloutis/Ägyptens versunkene Hafenstadt" will air again on Arte 26 December 2017, at 6.50pm (in France) and at 9am (in Germany).It shows the rediscovery of the ancient city of Thonis-Heracleion that...
22 November 2017 | 02:57 PM
“Sunken Cities” opens March 25 at the Saint Louis Art Museum
The Saint Louis Art Museum next year will present “Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds,” the exhibition showcasing finds from underwater archaeological expeditions of Franck Goddio and his team off the coast of Egypt in the sunken cities of...
18 October 2017 | 03:34 PM
The Wonder List with Bill Weir in Egypt
This week's episode of CNN's Wonder List with Bill Weir features the work of Franck Goddio and his team in Thonis-Heracleion off the coast of Egypt.Watch this Saturday on CNN at 9 p.m. ET/PT
08 June 2017 | 12:25 PM
Now on view in Zurich until 13 August 2017
Due to popular demand, the Museum Rietberg in Zurich extends the exhibition „Osiris – Egypt’s Sunken Mysteries“ for roughly one month. The sensational findings of maritime archeology can now be seen through August 13 2017. "We...
28 February 2017 | 04:00 PM
Conference by the Oxford University’s Centre for Maritime Archaeology and the University of Zurich
The Centre for Maritime Archaeology (OCMA) and the University of Zurich held a conference on Religious Landscapes of Egypt – Late to Greco-Roman Period from 16 – 18 February 2017 at the University of Zurich.Far-reaching changes were happening in...
20 September 2016 | 01:58 PM
After Paris and London, this fascinating exhibition of the latest underwater archaeological discoveries opens for the first time in a German-speaking country next February: Museum Rietberg in Zurich will host the show
Osiris, Egypt’s Sunken Mysteries (German title: „Osiris - Das versunkene Geheimnis Ägyptens“) opens 10 February 2017 at Museum Rietberg in Zurich. The exhibition features some 300 objects, many of them on display for the first time outside...
19 May 2016 | 10:28 AM
Exhibition opening at the British Museum in London
The exhibition "Sunken Cities, Egypt's Lost Worlds" with discoveries from our underwater archaeological expeditions off the coast of Egypt is on display at the British Museum in London from 19 May - 27 November 2016. It is the first...
08 September 2015 | 03:40 PM
New publication by the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology
Oxford University’s Centre for Maritime Archaeology (OCMA) has published a new book on Thonis-Heracleion and the archaeology in the Canopic region in Egypt. The volume “Thonis-Heracleion in Context”, edited by Damian Robinson and Franck Goddio,...
20 August 2015 | 01:56 PM
Exhibition featuring latest underwater archaeological discoveries on view in Paris from September 8 on
A fascinating new exhibition featuring latest underwater archaeological discoveries of Franck Goddio and his team will be on display soon: Osiris. Egypt's Sunken Mysteries will open its doors at the Arab World Institute in Paris on September 8th...
03 June 2015 | 12:14 PM
Franck Goddio's Team is resuming excavations at Thonis-Heracleion
"We're all excited about this season's excavations and optimistic that there will be many remarkable new finds. The weather looks promising, but many people mistakenly believe that being just off the coast of Egypt the weather is always warm,...
29 May 2014 | 01:34 PM
new website feature
An interactive map of the ancient sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion can now be explored here. The map was created from archaeological data generated from excavations at the site by the European Institute for Underwater Archaeology (IEASM). It gives...
01 November 2013 | 10:16 AM
Franck Goddio's expeditions are featured in a new Thames & Hudson book on contemporary explorers
What is left to explore on our planet in the twenty-first century? Through vivid, mostly first-hand, accounts we gain unique insight into challenging and epic journeys to some of the remotest parts of the planet in extremes of temperature,...
16 April 2013 | 09:48 AM
Premiers Saturday, 11 May 2013 on ArteReruns Sunday, 26 May at 3.25 pm on Arte
The TV documentary Egypt's Sunken City/ A Legend Is Revealed shows the rediscovery of the ancient city of Thonis-Heracleion that submerged more than a 1,000 years ago, on Saturday, 11 May, at 8.15 pm (German)/ 8.45 pm (French) on...
07 January 2013 | 01:33 PM
Heracleion in context, the maritime economy of the Egyptian Late Period
ProgrammeThe next OCMA conference will be held at Oxford University on 15 - 17 March 2013 on the topic "Heracleion in context: The maritime economy of the Egyptian Late Period". The purpose of the symposium is to explore the maritime...
06 December 2012 | 02:30 PM
The Decree of Saïs
Oxford University’s Centre for Maritime Archaeology (OCMA) has published a new book on Maritime Archaeology in the Canopic Region in Egypt. The volume by Anne-Sophie von Bomhard focuses on a stele found during underwater excavations in Aboukir Bay...