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Geoarchaeological studies

My name is Ferréol. I am a geographer specialist in fluvial and coastal geomorphology, especially in deltaic context. I use geomorphological knowledges in order to understand palaeolandscapes and archaeological sites in their natural environment. I participated to the geoarchaeological studies of the harbour of Avaris in Egypt (Tronchère et al. 2008; 2011), and the roman harbour basins of Portus and Ostia in Italy (Goiran et al. 2010; 2014). Continue reading →

Starting the Portus Limen project

The Portus Limen project is just beginning and it promises to be very exciting! I have worked on the Portus Project since 2006 helping to arrange the excavation, supervising finds, recording the buildings and organising the survey data. I have illustrated a range of papers and web pages and the discussions for the layout of the port and the size and shape of the buildings have been really mind stretching and fascinating. Continue reading →