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Thonis-Heracleion in #CovEDTalk series

Watch the Nautical Archaeology Society's #CovEDTalk with Damian Robinson, Director of the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology at the University of Oxford, speaking about "From frontier post to Hellenistic city: underwater archaeology and the port of Thonis-Heracleion".

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Exhibition now open

The exhibition "Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities" with finds from Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond (VMFA) is now open. You can make reservations for your timed tickets at the museum's online ticket shop.

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Thonis-Heracleion

20th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Sunken City

This month marks the 20th anniversary of our discovery of Thonis-Heracleion. During the last two decades my team and I have resumed our research in this sunken city each year and we were able to gather fascinating new information on ancient civilizations. 

We feel honoured to be able to explore...

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