Redazione Archaeogate, 17-05-2006 - Pag. 1 di 14
University of Naples "l'Orientale"
Kathryn A. Bard
With contributions by
Trina Arpin, Alfredo Carannante, S. Terry Childs, Glen Dash, Rainer Gerisch, Elsayed Mahfouz, Andrea Manzo, Giuseppe Morganti, Carla Pepe, Cinzia Perlingieri, Rosanna Pirelli, Benjamin Vining, Cheryl Ward, Chiara Zazzaro
In December 2005-January 2006 the Archaeological Expedition of the University of Naples "l'Orientale" (UNO), Naples, and the Italian Institute for Africa and the Orient (IsIAO), Rome, in collaboration with Boston University (BU), Boston (USA), conducted the fifth field season at the site of Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Egypt, under the direction of Prof. Rodolfo Fattovich (UNO/IsIAO), and Prof. Kathryn Bard (BU).
The team in the field included Italian, American, Egyptian, German, and French personnel with different specializations:
- Trina Aprin (BU), geoarcheologist.
- Kathryn Bard (BU), archeologist.
- Alfredo Carannante (University "Suor Orsola Benincasa," Naples, Italy), malacologist.
- S. Terry Childs (US National Park Service, Washington DC, USA), archaeologist and archaeometallurgist.
- Glen Dash (BU), geophysicist.
- Andrea D'Andrea (UNO), surface surveyor.
- Rodolfo Fattovich (UNO/IsIAO), archeologist.
- Rainer Gerisch (Free University, Berlin, Germany), paleobotanist.
- Elsayed Mahfouz (University of Assyut, Assyut, Egypt), Egyptologist.
- Andrea Manzo (UNO), archeologist.
- Giuseppe Morganti (Soprintendenza Archeologica di Roma - IsIAO, Rome, Italy), architect.
- Mohammed Mustafa (SCA, Alexandria, Egypt), nautical archaeologist.
- Carla Pepe (University "Suor Orsola Benincasa," Naples, Italy), archaeologist.
- Cinzia Perlingieri (UNO), archaeologist, ceramic analyst, and illustrator.
- Rosanna Pirelli (UNO), Egyptologist.
- Gwendaline Plisson (Sorbone, Paris, France), archaeologist.
- Stefano Tilia (Treerre, Rome, Treerre), surface surveyor.
- Benjamin Vining (BU), geophysicist.
- Cheryl Ward (Florida State University, Tallassee, USA), nautical archaeologist.
- Chiara Zazzaro (UNO), archeologist.
- Mr. Amer Gad El-Karim represented the Supreme Council of Antiquities in the field, where he was of great help to the project
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