2018

Reconstructing Bronze Age maritime networks: A new provenance study of stone anchors from Israel and Cyprus – ongoing

Reconstructing Bronze Age maritime networks: A new provenance study of stone anchors from Israel and Cyprus Assaf Yasur-Landau, Ruth Shahack-Gross, Carrie Fulton and Sturt Manning The study of Bronze Age stone anchors was at the heart of Honor Frost’s contribution to maritime archaeology. The aim of this proposed two and a half years study is …

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Tyre – ongoing

Tyre, Lebanon – ongoing In 1966, Honor Frost began diving in Tyre, on the southern coast of Lebanon, in order to investigate “some of the puzzling areas mentioned by Renan and Poidebard and to assess whether by using modern methods, it would be possible to add to Poidebard’s picture of this site” (Frost 1972: 109). She …

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Ghaiath Merhej – 2018 – Aix MA

Ghaiath Merhej – 2018 – University of Aix-Marseille MA Scholar. In June 2018, I was awarded the HFF Scholarship at MoMarch (Master of Maritime and Coastal Archaeology) at Aix-Marseille University. With this valuable opportunity, I will be one of the first two students who are studying Maritime Archaeology and looking forward to obtaining the scientific …

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Jafar Anbar – 2018-2020- Aix MA

Jafar Anbar – 2018-2020 – University of Aix-Marseille MA Scholar. In June 2018, I was awarded the HFF Scholarship at MoMarch (Master of Maritime and Coastal Archaeology) at Aix-Marseille University. With this valuable opportunity, I am one of the first two students who are studying maritime archaeology and obtaining the scientific and practical experience to …

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Maʻagan Mikhael B, Israel: a preliminary report of a Late Byzantine–early Islamic period shipwreck – 2018

Maayan Cohen and Deborah Cvikel were awarded an Open Access Grant in October 2018 to publish their paper in the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology as an open access article.  Abstract The Maʻagan Mikhael B shipwreck was found in 1.5m of water, beneath 1.5m of sand, 70m off the Mediterranean coast of Israel. The hull …

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Application of enhanced satellite remote sensing techniques to broad-scale maritime cultural heritage research and management in the Eastern Mediterranean – 2018

Application of enhanced satellite remote sensing techniques to broad-scale maritime cultural heritage research and management in the eastern Mediterranean – 2018 Kieran Westley (School of Geography & Environmental Sciences, Ulster University) Introduction Aerial and satellite remote sensing play a key role in archaeological research and heritage management by enabling rapid cost-effective site prospection, landscape characterization, …

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MAGS 2018

MAGS 2018 The first Maritime Archaeology Graduate Symposium (MAGS) was held in the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies (Oxford) from the 3rd to the 4th February 2018. MAGS 2018 was funded from the Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) and the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology (OCMA) and was organised by graduate students in maritime …

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ISBSA – 2018 Bursaries

ISBSA 2018 The Honor Frost Foundation awarded nine bursaries to scholars from the HFF region for attendance at the 15th International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology (ISBSA), held from the 22nd to the 27th October 2018 in Marseilles.  Over 80 papers and 40 posters were presented at the conference covering a huge variety of …

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