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- Franck Goddio uncovers amazing aritfacts from Royal Quarters in the East harbour of Alexandria. History and project reports.
Carthage: Everything Gone
- The richest sea port of ancient times until its destruction by the Romans in 146 BC. Miftah Shamali outlines what survives of the Punic port, with photographs. From LexicOrient.
Combined Caesarea Expeditions
- Excavation of the terrestrial remains of Caesarea Maritima in Israel; underwater investigation of its ancient harbor. Volunteer information; publications and reports.
- Habitation sites constructed on small natural or man-made islands, in lakes, rivers, or swamps. Description with photographs of examples from CavanNet.
Eton Rowing Lake
- Article from Current Archaeology on the discovery of a prehistoric bridge across the River Thames in excavations at the Eton rowing lake in Buckinghamshire.
Harbours and Trade During the Viking Age
- Fröjel Discovery Programme proposes that there were far more harbours around the Baltic in the Viking period than previously thought. Research project on Gotland.
Inner Hebrides Crannogs on the Web
- Mark Holley provides an illustrated introduction to Scotland's crannogs and a catalogue of crannogs in the Inner Hebrides.
- Where a 300-year-old "coppergalt" - piece of melted copper ore - is supposed to be buried in the bottom sediments of lake Stora Aspan in Sweden.
Offshore Prehistoric Archaeology in Apalachee Bay
- This summer 1998 project of Florida State University investigated shipwrecks and sunken harbor features in the St. Mark's River. Project design, staff and reports.
Ostia: Harbour of Ancient Rome
- Internet Group Ostia provides information, or links to information, for professional and student archaeologists and historians, including texts, plans and bibliography.
Port Royal Project
- Once known as the 'Wickedest City on Earth', Port Royal, Jamaica, was one of the largest towns in the English colonies during the late 17th-century.
- The harbour at Agdenes has a special status in Norwegian history. It is mentioned in several sagas, and is one of very few localities in Norway where wooden constructions are preserved.
Roman Salt Ports
- David Bloch discusses the importance of salt sources and routes to the Romans, suggesting that Ostia's salt-beds were crucial to its siting. Also mentions the Romano-British Fenland and sea-level changes.
Scottish Crannog Centre
- A reconstruction of a lochside dwelling over 2,500 years old was built by the Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology at Loch Tay, Perthshire. Photographs and visitor information. 3D virtual crannog requires VRML2 (free download available.)
Stone Monuments or Natural Geology?
- Stone terraces of unknown origin off the coast of Japan, as featured on the Laura Lee Show. Photographs from the eight sites discovered.
Underwater Archaeology of the Black Sea
- Crimean coastal survey in 1997 by the Underwater Archaeology Research and Training Center of Kiev University. Illustrated maritime history of the Black Sea; project design.
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