12 March 2019 | 02:00 PM
Damian Robinson: The Sunken Cities and Shipwrecks of Ancient Egypt’s Alexandrian Coast
Damian Robinson, director of the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology, will talk about the Sunken Cities and Shipwrecks of Ancient Egypt’s Alexandrian Coast this Thursday, 14 March, at 11am at the Pillsbury Auditorium.Learn more
06 March 2019 | 12:03 PM
The Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology reveals details of a hitherto unexplored ship from Thonis-Heracleion
Over 70 ancient vessels have been discovered in the sunken port-city of Thonis-Heracleion, Egypt, by the European Institute for Underwater Archaeology (IEASM). That makes it the largest graveyard of ancient ships worldwide. Oxford...
05 December 2018 | 11:02 AM
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...
18 September 2018 | 02:18 PM
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...
08 August 2018 | 09:22 AM
Sunken Cities exhibition
Have a look at the extensive exhibition installation at the Saint Louis Art Museum
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
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...