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Hrvatsko-poljsko suradnja na podvodnom istraživanju u Ninu

U periodu od 14. do 18. listopada provedena je prva kampanja podvodnog arheološkog istraživanja Ninskog podmorja. Podvodni arheolozi MCPA Zadar su ovo istraživanje proveli u suradnji s poljskim kolegama sa Sveučilišta Nikola Kopernik iz Toruna.

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Underwater archaeological survey of Zadar County seabed 2019

Underwater archaeological survey of Zadar County was conducted at 14 different locations throughout the Zadar archipelago. Archaeological research was conducted by the International Center for Underwater Archeology in Zadar (MCPA). The project manager was Roko Surić, the deputy was Luka Bekić, and Maja Kaleb, Mladen Pešić and Franka Trcera (MCPA) participated in the program.
Most of the sites for the survey were selected on the basis of reports from the local population, who identified material at certain positions that they suspected to be archaeological finds.

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Underwater archaeological survey of Zadar county seabed in 2020

In the period from May 18 to November 6, 2020, the International Center for Underwater Archeology in Zadar (MCPA Zadar) conducted an underwater archaeological survey in the Zadar County.
The project manager was Roko Surić, deputy manager dr. Sc. Luka Bekić, and Maja Kaleb, Mladen Pešić and Zdenka Vrgoč from MCPA Zadar, and Marko Lete from KPA Rostrum as an external research associate.

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Research of Rovinj shipwrecks - a Roman ship near Velika Sestrica

Archaeologists from the International Center for Underwater Archeology in Zadar are continuing their research as part of the multi-year project "Rovinj Shipwrecks". The project tries to emphasize the long tradition of seafaring in the Rovinj region. Through the reports of divers and fishermen and a systematic underwater inspection, the locations of ancient shipwrecks in the Rovinj archipelago are found. Individual remains of the shipwreck are being archaeologically investigated to uncover the story behind these events.

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Underwater research nearby the islet of Babuljaš close to Pakoštane

During the implementation of the Zadar County survey program, which was conducted in 2012 by the staff of the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology in Zadar, several underwater locations were inspected. One of the locations was in the area of the islet of Babuljaš.

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Deep water survey of the seabed of Konavle

A two-week survey of Croatian coastal waters off the shores of Konavle was conducted in July and August of 2012 with the collaboration of the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology, the RPM Nautical Foundation and the Croatian Ministry of Culture. The survey was conducted with the aid of multibeam sonar and the research campaign has yielded the discovery of a number of interesting underwater sites.

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Preliminary survey of the seabed of Zadar County

In October and November of 2012 the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology conducted a survey of the coast and seabed of Zadar County. The seabed from the islands of Vir to Vrgada was surveyed. The diving positions were selected on the basis of reports and information from associates who participated in this programme. Several anchorage sites were discovered on this occasion that served as safe havens for ships during their navigation of the eastern Adriatic coast, as where shipwrecks that occurred during these voyages.

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Preliminary survey of the seabed of Šibenik-Knin County

In October and November of 2012 the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology conducted a survey of the coast and seabed of Šibenik-Knin County. The seabed from the Kornati group island Arta Velika to the island of Zlarin was surveyed. Dives were conducted at previously known locations of archaeological interest and at some new locations selected on the basis of reports from archaeologists or local inhabitants.

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The systematic investigation of Roman period shipwrecks at Cape Uljeva

In 2012 the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology in Zadar, with the support of the Municipality of Ližnjan, launched archaeological research of two shipwrecks in the Cape Uljeva area. To the south Cape Uljeva shelters Kuje Cove and is situated near the town of Ližnjan.

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Underwater archaeological reconnaissance of the Istrian coast

Over the past four years the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology has been involved in the underwater archaeological reconnaissance of the Istrian coast. This reconnaissance was initiated in the 1960s by archaeologist Štefan Mlakar of Pula's Archaeological Museum of Istria. Joining the museum in Pula in the reconnaissance of the Istrian seabed were divers of the present-day Croatian Conservation Institute.

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Underwater arheological research at the Janice - Pakoštane site

Underwater archaeological research of the seabed of the broad cove at the Janice position at Pakoštane was conducted in May and June of 2011 and 2012. Research of this site was first undertaken in 2004 when 19th century speculation of the presence of a Roman period harbour was confirmed. Research ceased after several campaigns led by the University of Zadar's Department of Archaeology and was reinitiated in 2011 as a collaborative effort of the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology in Zadar, the University of Zadar's Department of Archaeology, the Han-Vrana Agency, the Roman-Germanic Commission (RGK) of Frankfurt and the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) of Berlin. Also taking part in the research were participants from several southeast European countries of an underwater archaeology course organised by the International Centre for Underwater Archaeology in Zadar with the support of the UNESCO Office in Venice.

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