select website areas

News Archive

15 May 2019 | 07:30 AM

Blue and white porcelain of Franck Goodio's donation to the Guimet Museum are part of the museum's new special exhibition

Porcelain and a 3D installation present maritime trade between China and Europe during the 16th-17th century

© RMN-Grand Palais (MNAAG, Paris)/Michel Urtado

The Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet in Paris is currently displaying “Un firmament de porcelaines De la Chine à l’Europe” (A porcelain firmament from China to Europe). The exhibition presents a unique 3D installation of the spectacular...

more


26 March 2019 | 03:09 PM

Last chance to see Sunken Cities at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Exhibition runs until April 14

Learn more

more


12 March 2019 | 01:00 PM

Public Lecture at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

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

more


06 March 2019 | 11:03 AM

Found in the world’s largest graveyard of ancient ships

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...

more


05 December 2018 | 10:02 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...

more


18 September 2018 | 12:18 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...

more


08 August 2018 | 07:22 AM

Behind the scenes look 2

Sunken Cities exhibition

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

more


26 April 2018 | 09:15 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...

more


16 March 2018 | 10:06 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

more


01 February 2018 | 02:10 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...

more


14 December 2017 | 01:33 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...

more


22 November 2017 | 01:57 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...

more


18 October 2017 | 01:34 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

more


28 February 2017 | 03:00 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...

more