The proceedings of the symposium held at Philipps-Universitat Marburg in June 2011 have now been published. The contents include:
Abdelhamid, Selma: Phoenician Shipwrecks of the 8th to the 6th century B.C. – Overview and Interim Conclusions
- Blot, Maria Luísa Pinheiro: Ancient environmental contexts and Phoenician maritime shelters in the southeastern part of the Iberian Peninsula: Portugal
- Friedman, Zaraza: The Phoenician Hippos Figurehead. Preserved Tradition and Types of Ship
Galasso, Mario: Testa scolpita in trachite da Porto Conte – Santa Imbenia, Alghero (SS) Giardina, Baldassare Fari fenici et punici: fonti ed evidenze archeologiche
Haggi, Arad: Phoenician Deepwater Harbours: Atlit as a Case Study
Hermanns, Marcus Heinrich: Frühe Erztransporte zwischen der Iberischen Halbinsel und Ibiza
Pappa, Eleftheria: Who’s the Phoenician on the Atlantic? Disentangling Seafaring from Colonization in Portugal and Morocco
Semaan, Lucy: New Insights into the Iron Age Timber Trade in Lebanon
Tilley, Alec: Phoenician Triremes and other craft
To order, please contact the Archaologisches Seminar at Philipps-Universitat Marburg
The Red Sea Institute for Anthropological Research is pleased to announce a granting opportunity for students studying aspects of the human interaction with the Red Sea.
This privately-funded grant, administered by the institute, is open to all students studying at the master’s degree level in anthropology, archaeology, and ethnography. The grant is intended to aid students in their thesis research for travel and accommodations or other expenses related to their field, library, or museum research. The grant is not intended to cover costs for students to participate in other’s research projects.
All applications must be made via regular post or express mail and be post-marked no later than 15 December 2015. No electronic submissions will be considered.
The total grant amount will be US$500.00 (five hundred dollars).
For full details please visit http://www.redseainstitute.org/grants.html
Denise Averdung and Ralph Pedersen are pleased to announce the publication of their article in the journal Skyllis concerning an evaluation of the so-called ram of the ships found off Marsala, Sicily by Honor Frost some four decades ago. The article includes the analysis of the two hulls from Marsala and the Marburg experiment in scale-model testing the feature in question.
A pdf of the article can be found here.
The Marburg Model