Ioannis Triantafillidis M.A.

  • Kompetenzbereich »Antike Schifffahrt«

Arbeits- und Forschungsgebiete

  • Antike Schifffahrt
  • Antike Häfen
  • Unterwasser Archäologie
  • Maritime Landschaften



Akademischer Werdegang

1997-2001 BA in Ancient History & Civilisation. University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK

2001-2003 MA in Maritime Archaeology and Nautical History. University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.

Beruflicher Werdegang

seit 2015            
Researcher in the project: The Thracian harbour city Ainos, Enez, Turkey, directed by Dr. Thomas Schmidts (RGZM).

Employed as field archaeologist at the Danish-Greek underwater and land excavations at the Zea Harbour Project (Danish Institute at Athens), Piraeus, Greece, directed by Dr. B. Lovén (University of Southern Denmark).

Employed with temporary contracts as field archaeologist and archaeological supervisor in Piraeus, Aegina, Kephalonia & Aghios Georgios by the Ephorate of Underwater Archaeology, Ministry of Culture, Greece.

Employed as field director & assistant director at the Danish-Greek underwater and land excavations at the Zea Harbour Project (Danish Institute at Athens), Piraeus, Greece, directed by Dr. B. Lovén (University of Southern Denmark).

Further field experience includes land and underwater archaeological projects in Greece and Turkey:

• Underwater excavation of a Minoan Wreck at the island Pseira, Crete, directed by Dr. Elpida Hatzidakis, Ephorate of Underwater Archaeology (2009).

• Architectural Surveying & Editing in the Athenian Agora, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece. Directed by Mr. Richard C. Anderson, Athenian Agora, Greece (2007)

• American-Turkish wreck excavation in Pabuc Burnu, Turkey, directed by Dr. Elizabeth

Greene, INA Texas A&M university (2002).

• Rescue excavation of a Late Roman cemetery in Sindos, Thessaloniki, directed by Mr.

Anastasios Keramaris, 16th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities (2000).


Further Working Experience & Activities

Editor for the Archaeological Web-Page Limenoscope

Associate researcher to the Laboratory of Marine Sciences, Department of Maritime Studies, University of Piraeus, Greece.

Writing & editing of historical articles for the Magazine Hot Harbor.

Consultant to the NGO ‘Act’ for the production and execution of the exhibition ‘The science of Survival, The Planets Need you’, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Writing & editing historical articles for historical & archaeological tours for the ‘True North’ Travel Agency.

Digital Processing & Digitalization of data, Creation & Editing of digital presentations for the Nautical museum of Kardamyla in Chios, Greece, for Dr. Eleanna Vlachou.

Greek & English Language Tutor at the Polytechnical University of Tomsk, Tomsk, Russia


  • Triantafillidis I. & Tselentis V. 2015, Management of Underwater Archaeological Heritage: An Environmental Approach to the Protection and Preservation of  the Harbour Complex of Aegina in Fazlulin S. & Antika M.M. (eds.), Proceedings of the 17th Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology SOMA 2013 Moscow, 25-27 April 2013, pp. 202-212.
  • Triantafillidis I. & Koutsoumba D. (forthcoming), The harbour landscape of Aegina’ Proceedings of the ISBSA 14 October 2012 Amsterdam
  • Triantafillidis I. 2009, Porto Leone,  Hot Harbor Magazine, V.II Winter 2009, Piraeus.
  • Triantafillidis I. 2008, The Ancient Naval Harbours of Piraeus, Hot Harbor Magazine V.I Spring 2008, Piraeus.
  • Triantafillidis I. 2004, Olympiaki Floga (The trireme Olympias & the Naval Harbours of Piraeus), Popular Science, August 2004, Athens.


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