Author Results for Francesco Tiboni

Book Review-‘Primo Mediterraneo: Meditazioni sul mare più antico della storia’ by S. Tusa

By Francesco Tiboni

In this book, Sebastiano Tusa, one of the most important Italian underwater archaeologists and superintendent of the Sea of Sicily, offers a series of interesting suggestions about the history of the Mediterranean, from its very first dawn to the medieval period. Throughout the 12 chapters of the book, in fact, the author draws a general […] Read More

Filed under: Mediterranean
Subjects include: Archaeology

Book Review-‘Libro verde: Plan nacional de protecciòn del patrimonio cultural subacuàtico espanol [Green Paper of the National Plan for the Protection of the Spanish Underwater Cultural Heritage]’ by Working Group of the Technical Coordination Committee of the Historical Heritage Council (bilingual edition in Spanish and English)

By Francesco Tiboni

Despite some critical aspects which are common to the whole Mediterranean basin and Europe, Spain can nowadays be considered one of the most interesting actors in the field of underwater archaeology. This is the reason why the publication of a Green Paper of underwater archaeology represents both for Spanish and non-Spanish archaeologists a sort of […] Read More

Filed under: Popular Topics
Subjects include: Archaeology

Book Review-‘NAVIS 5: Atti del II convegno nazionale di Archeologia Storia ed Etnologia Navale, Cesenatico, Museo della Marineria (13–14 Aprile 2012)’ by A. Asta, G. Caniato, D. Gnola, and S. Medas

By Francesco Tiboni

This book is the fifth issue of NAVIS, the journal founded some decades ago and edited by the Italian Institute of Nautical Archaeology, History and Ethnology (ISTIAEN). It contains the Proceedings of the Second Italian Congress of Nautical Archaeology, History and Ethnology, held at the Museo della Marineria in Cesenatico in 2012. Edited by four […] Read More

Filed under: Popular Topics
Subjects include: Archaeology | Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration

Note: Tyrrhenian Naval Iconography During the First Ice Age: the origin of Etruscan ships

By Francesco Tiboni

Starting from a critical analysis of some of the most important evidence concerning Etruscan maritime activities, the evolutionary line linking the ninth-century BC Villanovan clay models to the sixth-century BC figures of Etruscan ships is re-evaluated. Read More

Filed under: Antiquity | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Archaeology | Art & Music | Ship Models & Figureheads