MarEA assessment methods: Applications of Corona imagery

By Harmen Huigens Introduction The MarEA project’s main method to assess maritime archaeological heritage and the threats posed to it is remote sensing – using aerial and satellite imagery to document archaeological sites, their condition, and how they are threatened by natural or anthropogenic processes. Modern high-resolution satellite imagery is …

Suakin case study

By Kieran Westley Background: Suakin on Sudan’s Red Sea coast (Figure 1) remains one of the most enigmatic and iconic sites in eastern Sudan with many traditions and folk tales associated with it, embedding the place into the region’s psyche. Throughout much of the second millennium it was one of …