UNESCO Regional Meeting and opening of the Von Petrikovits library

On 30.9. and 1.10.2014. the Regional meeting on the implementation of the Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage, organized by UNESCO, was held at the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology in Zadar. The objectives of the meeting were to find modes to improve international cooperation between the countries of South Eastern Europe, in terms of protection of underwater finds and sites.



Continued underwater research at Ližnjan

During the two weeks from the 14. to 27.9.2014., underwater archaeological excavations of the ancient shipwrecks on Cape Uljeva were resumed. One Roman ship sank on dangerous cliffs during the 1st century BC, and the other in the 4th century.


Underwater survey in Dubrovnik area ended up with sensational findings

This year's survey by ICUA Zadar and RPM Nautical Foundation, with their research vessel Hercules, achieved greatest success in the south Croatian waters so far. This year underwater robot had finally reached an intact ancient shipwreck from the 1st century BC off cape Pelegrin near Kupari.



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