Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 3pm
The Dr.Esther Grushkin Memorial Lecture
*Lecture at the Noble Maritime Museum, Snug Harbor, Staten Island*
Dr. Bridget Buxton, Department of History, URI
Recent Underwater Discoveries at Caesarea Maritima, Israel
An introduction to the recent underwater work of the IAA Maritime Unit – University of Rhode Island – Oceangate Foundation collaboration in Israel, including the excavations of a medieval Fatimid gold hoard, a large fourth-century CE Roman shipwreck carrying a cargo of bronze and glass, and surprising new discoveries about the construction of the Biblical King Herod’s ancient harbor.
The Society is excited to present this lecture as a cooperative event with the Noble Maritime Museum. After the lecture, there will be coffee and cake and a short tour of an exhibit in the galleries.
This Lecture will be held at the Noble Maritime Museum, Snug Harbor at 3 PM on Sunday, February 24th.
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