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In Poseidons Reich XII

2007 | 8.-11.02.07 Cologne

Our twelth conference was held on 8. - 11.02.2006 in Cologne. In cooperation with the 'Römisch-Germanisches Museum' and the Department for Classical Archaeology of the University of Cologne, the motto of this annual conference was: "Wrecks: expressive testimonies of ancient ship catastrophes" . This year encompassed again an interesting variety of themes, i.a. recent ship-archaeological research, deep water archaeology, underwater cultural management and the most recent results of fieldwork in the harbour of Alexandria.



Olivier Berger | Institut Européen d'Archéologie Sous-Marine (IEASM)

Conservation-Restauration de patrimoine sous-marin. Logistique et préparations en vue d'une exposition itinérante.

Dr. Hélène Bernard | Département des Recherches Archéologiques Subaquatiques et Sous-Marines (DRASSM)

A snake vase from the Strait of Bonifacio (Corsica).

Prof. Dr. Octavian Bounegru | Facultatea de Istorie Universitatea Al. I. Cuza Iasi

The wreck from the harbour of Callatis (west Pontic coast): a historical and archaeological investigation.

Dr. Patrícia Carvalho (photo), Dr. José Bettencourt | Centro Nacional de Arqueologia Náutica e Subaquática

The Ria de Aveiro A shipwreck (Ílhavo, Portugal): an archaeological contribution to the study of navigation and commerce in the beginning of the modern period.

Katerina Della Porta | Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities, Hellenic Ministry of Culture

Deepwater archaeological surveys: the legal framework for cultural management and protection and the challenge of tourist development.

Dr. Frederick Hocker | Vasa Museum

The Swedish warship VASA: myth and reality.

Florian Huber (photo), Erich Halbwidl | Arbeitsgruppe für maritime und limnische Archäologie (AMLA), Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel

10 years 'Arbeitsgruppe für maritime und limnische Archäologie' (AMLA) at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel - 10 years of shipwreck research.

Dr. Olaf Höckmann | Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Unterwasserarchäologie e.V. (DEGUWA)

Rhenus Romanus – the Roman Rhine.

Marie-Pierre Jézégou | Département des Recherches Archéologiques Subaquatiques et Sous-Marines (DRASSM)

The wreck of Conque des Salins near Mèze (Etang de Thau, 34).

Toby Jones | Newport Medieval Ship, Newport City Council

Digital recording and analysis of the Newport Medieval Ship.

Justin Leidwanger | Department of the History of Art, University of Pennsylvania

Archaeology and data management in the surf zone: On the recovery and interpretation of cultural material in near shore waters

Prof. Dr. Nili Liphschitz | Botanical Laboratories, Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University

Kyrenia and Ma'agan Mikhael shipwrecks: A comparative dendroarchaeological study.

Yana Morozova | Center for Underwater Archaeology, Taras Shevchenko Kiev National University

Underwater archaeological explorations and excavations on the shelf of the Black Sea (the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine).

Irena Radic Rossi | Croatian Conservation Institute

In situ protection of the underwater cultural heritage in Croatia.

Dr. Dimitris Sakellariou (photo) et. al. | Institute of Oceanography | Hellenic Centre for Marine Research | Ephorate for Underwater Antiquities, Hellenic Ministry of Culture

Integration of sub-bottom profiling and side scan sonar data in deep water archaeological research: the discovery of two ancient wrecks in the Aegean Sea.

Cpt. Wilfried Stecher | Fredenbeck

From the wreck to the ship. Conclusions from the wreck site on circumstances and course of the casualty.

Harry E. Tzalas, Irene Chryssocheri (photo) | Hellenic Institute of Ancient and Mediaeval Alexandrian Studies (HIAMAS)

The Underwater Archaeological Surveys of the Greek Mission in Alexandria, Egypt (1998-2006).

Prof. Dr. Shelley Wachsmann |  Institute for Nautical Archaeology (INA), Texas A&M University

Deep-Submergence Archaeology: The Final Frontier.


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