The department was informed of the location by two volunteer divers of an underwater archaeology
research group of the University of Cyprus archeology research unit.
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In an e-mail communication, Mearns told TheWeek, "This has been a very enjoyable and rewarding project for me personally but I also think for the many people involved, especially the team from the underwater archaeology
programme within the Ministry of Heritage and Culture (MoHC).
Prof Abungu said East African countries have the capacity to conduct research and programmes for underwater archaeology
figure By MUTHONI THANG'WA The United Nations Scientific Educational and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is currently holding a regional ministerial workshop on underwater archaeology
in an effort to get the thirteen Eastern Africa nations to ratify the 2001 Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage.The convention is intended to help nation states protect and utilise their submerged heritage better, ensure better states cooperation and establish rules for the utilisation of these heritage.
Representatives from the Bodrom Museum of Underwater Archaeology
in Turkey are also attending the festival.
It also houses the Museum of Underwater Archaeology
with displays of ancient shipwrecks - entry to this is 30TRY.
In addition to his underwater archaeology
, his interests also take in mountain climbing - including ascending the Cerro Aconcagua (6,960m), in Argentina - and running, having completed over 20 full and half marathons.
Ryan Duggins, an underwater archaeology
supervisor for the Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research.
The volume ends with a brief discussion of the work of Captain Max Guerout of the French navy, the CSS Alabama associations in Washington and Paris, and the underwater archaeology
that led to the recovery of many objects from the wreck of Alabama.