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The Cape Gelidonya Re-excavation

Half a century ago when underwater archaeology was still in its infancy, George F. Bass was entrusted with a project to excavate an entire wreck in situ. The wreck was located at a depth of 26-28 m,  and became the first wreck ever excavated by an archaeologist working underwater. This excavation would go on to become one of the cornerstones of underwater excavation methodology. George F. Bass has since been remembered as the first maritime archaeologist. This summer Dr. Bass, who has been active in the field since his first excavation at Cape Gelidonya in 1960, returned to the site with Harun Özda? and Nicolle Hirschfeld on the occasion of the 50th anniversary. Dr. Bass and Nicolle Hirschfeld both donated their time to share their experiences with EMMAF.

The Southern Euboean Gulf Project

During June and July of 2010, the fourth archaeological season in southern Euboea was completed under the auspices of both...

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The Late Bronze Age Shipwreck off the islet of Modi

The Late Bronze Age shipwreck was first located in 2003 off the north rocky slopes of Modi. Research campaigns in 2005-2007 recorded and raised all visible ceramics...

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The Northern Sporades Survey

The most recent survey in Greek territorial waters took place in the northern Sporades from September 24...

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The Nauticos Wreck

In 1999, during the search for an Israeli submarine, the Dakar, Nauticos Corporation discovered the cargo of a large merchant ship...

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Underwater Survey in the southern Euboean Gulf

Survey work in the southern Euboean Gulf was organized by the Hellenic Institute of Marine Archaeology (HIMA) and the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities...

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