12.12.18- 5th Lecture in the Series Men and The Sea The Replica of the Ship from Maagan Michael, Dr. Deborah Cvike,and Avner Hillman,School of Marine Sciences, University of Haifa, and Israel Antiquities Authority, Hebrew
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19.12.18 – The Archaeology of the Temple Mount in the First Temple Period – Finds from the Sifting Project and the Compound Itself, Zachi Dvira, Bar-Ilan Univ, Hebrew.
26.12.18 – 6th Lecture in the Series Men and The Sea Caesarea, a Major Hub of Roman Maritime Trade, Dr. Emmanuel Nantet School of Marine Sciences, University of Haifa, English
Caesarea, a significant harbour in the Roman maritime trade: Caesarea's underwater infrastructures have been we explored, as well as its numerous buildings on the shore. But the actual signficance of the harbour can be examined through a close study of the archaeological and written sources related to the ships, such as a few accounts of journeys originated in Caesarea. Above all, the recent underwater excavation of a shipwreck in Caesarea provides archaeological evidence for the connectivity of this harbour with the rest of the Mediterranean.
*The Series Men and the Sea - In cooperation with The Department of Maritime Civilizations and the Institute for Maritime Studies, University of Haifa.