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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 von Bomhard, investigates a temple at the sunken city...


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 submerged more than a 1,000 years ago.
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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 Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus. The North American premiere...