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05 December 2018 | 11:02 AM

TV documentary on Thonis-Heracleion

Available online until Friday

The documentary "Ägyptens versunkene Hafenstadt/Cités engloutis – Thônis-Héracléion en Egypt" will re-air on arte 9 December at 12.20h (Germany) and 15.50h (France).The documentary is also available online with English subtitles until...

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18 September 2018 | 02:18 PM

Exhibition opening in Minneapolis

Minneapolis Institute of Art to host Egypt's Sunken Cities

This fall, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will host the Sunken Cities exhibition. The exhibition opens November 4, 2018, and is on view for an extended six-month run through April 14, 2019. It was recently shown at...

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08 August 2018 | 09:22 AM

Behind the scenes look 2

Sunken Cities exhibition

Have a look at the extensive exhibition installation at the Saint Louis Art Museum

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26 April 2018 | 11:15 AM

Egypt expedition

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...

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16 March 2018 | 11:06 AM

Behind the scenes look

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

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01 February 2018 | 03:10 PM

New publication by the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology

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...

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14 December 2017 | 02:33 PM

TV documentary

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...

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22 November 2017 | 02:57 PM

North American debut of Egypt-exhibition

“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...

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18 October 2017 | 03:34 PM

This Saturday on CNN

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

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28 February 2017 | 04:00 PM

Religious Landscapes of Egypt – Late to Greco-Roman Period

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...

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