Site 4 is the red box at the bottom right of the map, and Site 5 is in the middle, just east of the Reesholm peninsula.
Based on the information we acquired from Site 4 yesterday, we have decided to approach our survey more directly today, to provide the team with some basic answers regarding the site. We wanted to know if the wood pieces we located were worked by humans – and therefore possibly the […]

Schleswig Fieldschool August: Day 9

The diver survey for the plank at SIte 4 was conducted from MAP's trusty red boat.
On Sunday August 9 we found an exciting object near the south-western shore of the Schlei, at Site 4. Our find was first described as a long plank with a length of more than 4 m. It seemed to be situated in a remarkable place and position compared to its […]

Schleswig Fieldschool August: Day 8   Recently updated !

An overview of lovely Site 4 from the beach.
August 9, Sunday: Straight away we went to the Site 4 to look if we could find the pole structure we located earlier in the week and the wreck that was reported here in 1972 and 1990. We started at 8:00 dividing the team in two groups, boat and land. […]

Schleswig Fieldschool August: Day 7   Recently updated !

The happy couple on their big day!
Good day and thank you for reading another post from the MAP Fieldschool 2015 at Schleswig, Germany. Today the gang took part in a research trip to the nearby museum of Hedeby (Haithabu). As the focus of this Fieldschool is to examine artefacts pertaining to the Viking Age, it was […]

Schleswig Fieldschool August: Day 6

Modern map with Kramer map overlay.
Today, August 7, the team followed the same divisions as yesterday: one group to Site 1 (Füsing River) and one to Site 4 (Fleckeby). At Site 1, we continued today in the search for Viking Age (AND other archaeological) remains in the Füsing River. Sigurd again served as site supervisor. […]

Schleswig Fieldschool August: Day 5

Veerle's cat like reflexes saved her from disaster!
Day four was filled with positive vibes and potential for lots of finds. The gang gathered in the ‘Situation Room’ for their morning briefing at 7am, eager to get going on the day. Sigurd gave his briefing for his planned activities at Area 1 of the Füsing river spot (part of […]

Schleswig Fieldschool August: Day 4

It’s almost time for a new semester, so we’ve compiled a little information about the events around the study start in August/ September. On the 27th August (time to be confirmed) MASE, the Maritime Archaeology Student Society will welcome you to the Programme with an event in Ribe. On the 28th […]

Semester Start in Esbjerg

We relaunched our Teezily campaign… You have the option of mail-order or free pickup at Esbjerg or Odense Campus!

Another batch of T-shirts…

A little well earned rest after a hard days work!
Another day of field school is in the books. Today was an excellent example of what one of the main purposes of field school is and that is a place to learn. The plan for the day was to continue the survey from yesterday of Site 2. The day started […]

Schleswig Fieldschool August: Day 3

“Underwaterarchaeology – Interdisciplinary research questions and technical innovation” April 22.-24., 2016, Dresden Find the call for papers here.

Call for papers: In Poseidons Realm XXI

Kristian practices his freediving with some assistance from Micahel.
Well the first day of survey, August 4, is in the books and our team is as excited by the results as they are exhausted from the work. The day started off with morning meeting where site supervisor Michael briefed the team on what they would be doing for the […]

Schleswig Fieldschool August: Day 2