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 the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris, the British Museum in London, the…
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 Hilti Foundation, we continued our geophysical surveys…
Installation of Sunken Cities at the Saint Louis Art Museum
Exhibition opens this Sunday
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 von Bomhard, investigates a temple at the sunken city…
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 submerged more than a 1,000 years ago.
“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 Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus. The North American premiere…
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 are very happy that we could inspire the interest of so many people in…
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 the religious life of Egypt during the latter part…