Unearthing the Past in the Mediterranean Sea

Genevieve Griffin, Guest Writer~

Bridget Buxton, an archaeologist at the University of Rhode Island, gave a lecture on Roman shipwrecks on Thursday, Nov. 9 at Lynchburg College.

Buxton, who specializes in underwater archaeology, visited the underwater port Caesarea in Israel, which was built by Roman Emperor Herod. Herod’s port is a man-made port, which has never been fully explored. The only known structure, other than the port and seawall, was one lighthouse. Continue reading “Unearthing the Past in the Mediterranean Sea”