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Tue, 26/11/2013
Archaeologists have found what they believe to be the wreck of the German U-boat 168 off the coast of Indonesia. A team made up of experts from Indonesia’s National Archaeology Center, the Yogyakarta...
Thu, 21/11/2013
Photo: The first settlers are thought to have arrived on the Marquesas Islands before 100AD Photo: Wikipedia/Makemake France’s Institute of Research for Development (IRD) is using community...
Wed, 20/11/2013
Photo: The CSS Georgia was captured in 1864 Media reports say that divers have recovered part of a Civil War shipwreck at the bottom of the Savannah River in Georgia, USA. The Savannah Morning News...
Tue, 19/11/2013
Photo: Only three ancient bronze battle rams had been discovered globally before this survey began Photo: Jon Henderson The Battle of the Egadi Islands is said to be the first ancient naval battle...
Fri, 15/11/2013
Photo: Professor Keay is examining 31 Mediterannean ports to see how they integrated to form a crucial part of vast trading networks across the Roman Empire The UK’s University of Southampton has...
Thu, 14/11/2013
Photo: NAS Training on a real archaeological site on the foreshore in Pembrokeshire The Nautical Archaeology Society’s 2014 UK training course timetable has been released. NAS Part III Courses are...
Wed, 13/11/2013
Photo: Flakstad – Helping to uncover the social hierarchy of the Vikings New research published in the Journal of Archaeological Science is helping to unravel the hierarchy within Viking society. The...
Wed, 13/11/2013
Photo:  Kisimul Castle sits on the Isle of Barra, one of Scotland’s most iconic castles is to undergo major conservation, to include archaeological and interpretation work as part of a plan agreed...
Tue, 12/11/2013
Photo: Last year, Historic Scotland commissioned sonar surveys of the sea bed revealing new details of scuttled merchant ships from WWI and WWII New marine surveys, commissioned by Historic Scotland...
Mon, 11/11/2013
The 2013 Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) conference was the busiest yet with over 180 delegates in attendance ranging from international students through to top marine archaeology academics. Lucy...
Mon, 04/11/2013
Photo: The River Thames as featured on Google Street View Photo: PLA Google Street View is being used to record more than just dry land with the mapping of the wreck of the Mary Celestia, a paddle...
Thu, 31/10/2013
Photo: The archaeology of Mount Maunganui goes back to the stone-age Wiki/Alexander Link Prehistoric remains found on the foreshore of Mount Maunganui in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, have been...
Wed, 30/10/2013
A buried boat has been discovered at Florida’s Ponte Vedra beach by volunteer turtle patrollers at Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve. A local archaeologist and a team from...
Tue, 29/10/2013
Photo: Experts are recording the La Lune wreck while the artefacts are in situ Experts are using innovative 3D technology to explore, record and recover artefacts from the La Lune wreck site 300 feet...
Thu, 24/10/2013
Photo: The Bamburgh Castle wreck is exposed to a level not seen for a number of years so the site needs to be recorded quickly Photo: MAST Archaeologists are investigating an unknown wreck within the...
Wed, 23/10/2013
Archaeologists say that they have discovered a collection of cannon off the UK’s Northumberland coast. The nineteen cannon, some of which were undiscovered, were found at the Gun Rocks wreck in the...
Mon, 21/10/2013
The University of Haifa in Israel, by way of its new English MA in Maritime Civilizations, is helping to uncover an early harbour at the ancient site of Tel Dor.Students have been taking part in...
Mon, 21/10/2013
The Newport Ship is the most important late medieval merchant vessel yet recovered. Built c. 1450 in northern Spain, she foundered at Newport twenty years later while undergoing repair. Since her...
Wed, 16/10/2013
Photo: HMS Invincible is now an English Heritage at risk site Photo: Dave Mothershaw/Matt Cass English Heritage has listed HMS Invincible among the top ten most at risk heritage sites in the country...
Tue, 15/10/2013
A new study published in the scientific journal, PLOS One, has shed new light on the ancient river systems and migration across the Sahara 100,000 years ago. Researchers led by Tom Coulthard of the...

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Great to see that 3 of the top 10 discoveries of 2014 were found underwater (or under ice!)........Top 10 Discoveries of 2014 - Archaeology Magazinearchaeology.orgARCHAEOLOGY's editors reveal...
Paperback version now available - Underwater Cultural Heritage and International Law (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law) by Sarah Dromgoole. From £27.99 The UNESCO Convention on...
We have been asked by the Friends of the Newport Ship to spread the news regarding an online petition to plead with the Newport City Council not to close the Newport City Museum and Art Gallery. The...
Thanks to Paul at Diver Magazine for including our training partnership with the Maryland Maritime Archaeology Programme in this month edition.
Why not take a look at some of the photos from our 2014 trip to the Vasa - head over to https://www.flickr.com/photos/nastraining/sets/72157649310594389/NAS Vasa Trip 2014www.flickr.comA little...

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Wednesday 10th Dec, 2014
Northwestern Michigan College - NAS Fieldschool 2014 Video of the NMC / NAS International field-school in underwater archaeology held in 2014 at Grand Traverse Bay. Filmed by Christine Williams....