Timesofmalta.com reports today about the reopening of the Xlendi Tower, which will also include an exhibition of underwater artifacts retrieved nearby in the 60s which have been dated back to Roman Times. Read more about the Xlendi Tower restoration and re-opening here. Well done to authorities for displaying artifacts close to where they were recovered Read More
From University of Malta News Website Prof. Timmy Gambin, from the Department of Classics & Archaeology, recently participated in a conference on new technologies in maritime archaeology held in Rabat, Morocco. The conference served as a platform for international experts from various backgrounds to share their research and innovative practices in the field. Gambin’s presentation Read More
The below page from the Archaeological Society of Malta contains the text of a report on the magnetometer survey results off the north-eastern coast of Malta 2010-2014: Mellieħa Bay, Salina Bay, and St Paul’s Bay carried out by University of Malta researchers.
The below page from the Archaeological Society of Malta contains the text of a report on two seasons of underwater surveys and excavations on a Roman shipwreck from the 3rd century AD, which originally had been researched and excavated first in 1967 by Honor Frost.
From The Malta Independent on Sunday Leafing through the pages of the annual reports on the working of the Museum Department for the years 1960-70, it is possible to have a particularly good overview of what was a relatively new specialised field and branch of research. Underwater archaeology started to thrive in the early 1960s Read More
HeritageMalta reported on it website that The Malta Airport Foundation is pleased to announce that it is supporting Heritage Malta’s pioneering work to declare an underwater site the world’s first deep-water archaeological park. First discovered in 1993 just off Xlendi Bay in Gozo, the site lies at 105 metres below sea level and is composed Read More
The Heritage Malta Underwater Cultural Heritage Unit takes care of Wrecks and other Underwater Cultural Heritage around the Maltese Islands. This entity manages the deep wrecks around the Maltese Islands, many of which can be virtually visited in the Underwater Malta Virtual Museum. To visit these wrecks, a booking system is operated through Diving Centres Read More
From “The Malta Independent” Research on a Phoenician-era shipwreck off Xlendi in Gozo can help us better understand our past, Professor Timmy Gambin told The Malta Independent. “Our research is important because nobody has excavated at the depth that we have excavated. To a certain extent, we’ve unlocked at least some of the doors for Read More
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From the Malta Independent The government has committed €140,000 through an agreement with the University of Malta for continued studies on an underwater Punic wreck off the coast of Xlendi. The agreement was signed by Gozo Minister Clint Camilleri and university Rector Alfred Vella. Camilleri said the discovery merits full attention as it can shed Read More