underwater school Archive

17 May 2014

THE SHIP THAT CRASHED INTO THE COAST OF SANISERA

During the archaeological activities in 2013 many isolated fragments of Tarraconensis Amphorae were discovered, in a place not easily accessible and close to the coast. In these first days of the new campaign 2014 of The Sanisera
13 May 2014

“10.000 MILLIMETERS UNDER THE SEA” By KATIE CLEVENGER

During the first session of the 2014 season, the underwater students have been surveying an area just outside the natural port of Sanisera (Sanitja, Menorca, Balearic Island, Spain).  The survey methodology being used is called linear survey.
4 May 2014

WINE & BEER IN THE PRE-ROMAN TIMES IN SANISERA (Menorca, Spain)

Studies by The Sanisera Field School have revealed important data on trade of alcoholic beverages in the waters of The Roman Harbour of Sanitja. Several boats seem to have carried some kind of fermented vegetable substance. However,
30 Apr 2014

DISCOVERED NEW PUNIC SHIPWRECK IN THE NORTH OF MENORCA (BALEARIC ISLANDS, SPAIN)

The Sanisera Archaeology Institute held last year an exceptional discovery that shows the existence of Punic vessels in The Sanitja Port, northern Menorca in the pre-Roman period. There are few known examples in the waters of Menorca,
21 Aug 2013

Antonio J. Talavera studies the recent underwater archaeological discovery of the coral fishing in the port of Sanitja (Menorca, Spain)

The Sanisera Field School organizes underwater archeology works for more than 10 years in Sanitja, a port located where in Roman times was founded the city of Sanisera, in the north of the island. Recently, in early
13 Aug 2013

Brooke Mealey, a two months experience in the Sanisera Field School

Brooke Mealey came to Menorca from Connecticut, USA. He has a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the Southern Connecticut State University, and a MA in Archaeology from the University College of London (UCL). Brooke has spent two
16 Jul 2013

Interview with Fernando Contreras, director of Sanisera Archaeology Institute

How was the Sanisera Field School project born? The Sanisera Archaeology Institute started in 1992. We offer courses focused on the survey and excavation of the Roman city of Sanisera, located in the north of Menorca (Balearic