Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Mission 2007-2008 - Kathryn A. Bard and Rodolfo Fattovich et alii
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In December 2007-January 2008 the Archaeological Expedition of the University of Naples "l'Orientale" (UNO), Naples, and the Italian Institute for Africa and Orient (IsIAO), Rome, in collaboration with Boston University (BU), Boston (USA) conducted the seventh field season at the site of Mersa/Wadi Gawasis, Red Sea (Egypt), under the direction of Prof. Rodolfo Fattovich (UNO/IsIAO) and Prof. Kathryn Bard (BU). The team in the field included Italian, American, Egyptian, British, German, Austrian, and Dutch personnel with different areas of specializations (archaeology, nautical archaeology, epigraphy, geoarchaeology, geology, paleoethnobotany, malacology, and topography).  Mr. Ayman Hendy Amin represented the Supreme Council of Antiquities in the field, and greatly supported our fieldwork.
 Expedition members in 2007-08 were: Prof. Kathryn Bard, archaeologist; Prof. Rodolfo Fattovich, archaeologist; Mr. Mohamed Badr, geologist; Dr. Claire Calcagno, maritime archaeologist; Dr. Alfredo Carannante, malacologist and geoarchaeologist; Prof. Otto Cichocki, dendrocronologist; Dr. Andrea D'Andrea, computer specialist; Carlos de La Fuente, photographer; Prof. Duncan FitzGerald, geologist; Mr. Rainer Gerisch, paleobotanist; Mr. Christopher Hein, geologist; Mr. Giancarlo Iannone, computer specialist; Ms. Ilaria Incordino, Egyptologist; Giulio Lucarini, lithic analyst; Prof. Elsayed Mahfouz, epigrapher; Mr. Pasquale Musella, conservator; Ms. Tracy Spurrier, archaeologist; Mr. Stefano Tilia, surface surveyor; Dr. André J. Veldmeijer, rope analyst; Dr. Sally Wallace-Jones, ceramic analyst; Mr. John Wallace-Jones, ceramic illustrator; Dr. Chiara Zazzaro, archaeologist.
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